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British English: /ˈkəːt(ə)n/
American English: /ˈkərtn/

Translation of curtain in French:


  • 1 (drape) a pair of curtains
    des rideaux
    to open/draw the curtains
    ouvrir/tirer les rideaux
    a curtain of rain
    un rideau de pluie
    before n (hook, ring)
    de rideau
    à rideaux
  • 2 (Theatre) after the final curtain
    après la chute du rideau
    the curtain has fallen on [figurative]
    c'est la fin de (career, era)

transitive verb

  • mettre des rideaux à (room, window)
    installer des rideaux dans (house)


it will be curtains

ce sera la fin (for de)

to bring down the curtain on

Phrasal verbs

curtain off

curtain [something] off, curtain off [something]
fermer [quelque chose] par un rideau
to be curtained off from something
être séparé de quelque chose par un rideau
Definition of curtain in:
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