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describe
British English: /dɪˈskrʌɪb/
American English: /dəˈskraɪb/

Translation of describe in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (give details of)
    décrire (person, event, object)
    police describe him as…
    la police le décrit comme étant…
  • 2 (characterize) to describe somebody as an idiot/something as useless
    qualifier quelqu'un d'idiot/quelque chose d'inutile
    he's described as generous/as a recluse
    on dit de lui qu'il est généreux/que c'est un reclus
    I wouldn't describe him as an artist
    je ne le décrirais pas comme un artiste
    it could be described as pretty
    on pourrait dire que c'est joli
  • 3 (Mathematics, Technology)
    décrire (circle, curve)

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