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British English: /kraʊn/
American English: /kraʊn/

Translation of crown in French:


  • 1 (of monarch) a crown of flowers/of thorns
    une couronne de fleurs/d'épines
    the Crown
    la Couronne (f)
  • 2 (British English) (Law)
    ministère (m) public
    a witness for the Crown
    un temoin à charge
  • 8 (British English) (old coin)
    (ancienne pièce de monnaie)

transitive verb

  • 1
    couronner (queen, champion)
    to crown somebody emperor/champion
    couronner quelqu'un empereur/champion
  • 2 (bring to worthy end) the prize crowned her career
    le prix a couronné sa carrière
    her efforts were crowned by success
    ses efforts furent couronnés de succès
    to crown it all, I won/the car broke down
    pour couronner le tout, j'ai gagné/la voiture est tombée en panne
  • 3 [informal] (hit)
    taper (person)
  • 6 (Games) (in draughts)
    damer (pièce)

reflexive verb

  • to crown oneself
    se cogner violemment (on contre)
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