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copper
British English: /ˈkɒpə/
American English: /ˈkɑpər/

Translation of copper in French:

noun

  • 1 (Chemistry)
    before n (alloy, deposit, mine, miner, ore)
    de cuivre
    (bracelet, coin, nail, dome, pipe, wire)
    de or en cuivre
    (kettle, pan)
    en cuivre
  • 3
    [informal]
    (British English) (coin)
    petite monnaie (f) uncountable
    to save a few coppers
    économiser quelques sous
  • 5 (colour)
    couleur (f) cuivre

adjective

  • (hair, leaf, lipstick)
    couleur cuivre inv

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