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British English: /ˈkapʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˈkæpʃ(ə)n/

Translation of caption in French:


  • 3 (Law)
    (mention en tête d'acte de l'origine, du lieu et de la date)

transitive verb

  • 1to be captioned ‘ode to joy’
    avoir pour légende ‘ode à la joie’
    he captioned the photo ‘souvenirs’
    il mit comme légende à la photo ‘souvenirs’

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