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coloured (British English) also: colored (American English)
British English: /ˈkʌləd/
American English: /ˈkələrd/

Translation of coloured in French:


  • 1 (in GB, US) (dated or offensive)
    personne (f) de couleur

also: coloureds plural noun

  • (laundry)
    couleurs fpl
    ‘wash coloureds separately’
    ‘laver les couleurs séparément’


  • 1 [literal]
    (pen, chalk, ink, paper, label, bead)
    de couleur
    (picture, drawing, page)
    en couleur
    (light, glass, icing)
    a brightly coloured shirt
    une chemise aux couleurs vives
  • 2 (Sociology) (non-white) (in GB, US) (dated or offensive)
    de couleur
    (in South Africa) métis/-isse
  • also: -coloured
    (dans composés) a raspberry-coloured dress
    une robe (couleur) framboise
    copper-coloured hair
    des cheveux couleur cuivre
    a highly-coloured account [figurative]
    un récit très enjolivé
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