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Translation of content in French:


  • 1
    British English: /ˈkɒntɛnt/
    American English: /ˈkɑntɛnt/
    (relative quantity)
    the fat/vitamin content
    la teneur en matières grasses/en vitamines
    low/high lead content
    (in soil, metal etc)
    faible/forte teneur en plomb
    to have a low/high fat content
    être pauvre/riche en matières grasses

also: contents Pronunciation: / ˈkɒntents / plural noun

  • 2 (of book, file) See examples: list ou table of contents what were the contents of the letter?
    que contenait cette lettre?


British English: /kənˈtɛnt/
American English: /kənˈtɛnt/
  • with de
    to be content to do
    se contenter de faire
    not content with doing
    non content de faire
    she's content with her life
    sa vie lui convient
    he's content with what he has
    il se contente de ce qu'il a
    I'm quite content here
    je suis bien ici

transitive verb

British English: /kənˈtɛnt/
American English: /kənˈtɛnt/
  • (please) to be easily contented
    se contenter de peu

reflexive verb

British English: /kənˈtɛnt/
American English: /kənˈtɛnt/
  • to content oneself with something/with doing
    se contenter de quelque chose/de faire


to do something to one's heart's content

faire quelque chose autant que l'on veut

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