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British English: /klɪp/
American English: /klɪp/

Translation of clip in French:


  • 8 (Linguistics)
    forme (f) tronquée

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (cut, trim)
    (hedge, grass verge)
    (cigar, fingernails, hair, moustache)
    (dog, sheep)
    (bird's wing)
    to clip an article out of the paper
    découper un article dans un journal
  • 2 (by hooking)
    (pen, microphone) to à
    (by securing) (electric wire, brooch) to à
    there was a bill clipped to the letter
    il y avait une facture attachée à la lettre (avec un trombone)
  • 4to clip one's speech
    parler d'une manière hachée
  • 6
    (American English) (swindle)

intransitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -pp-
    (by hooking on)
    (pen, personal stereo etc)
    to à
    (by fastening on) (lamp, brooch etc)
    se fixer
    to à


to clip somebody's wings

rogner les ailes à quelqu'un

to give somebody a clip on the ear

flanquer une taloche à quelqu'un

to travel at a fair ou a brisk clip

aller à une bonne vitesse

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