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dim
British English: /dɪm/
American English: /dɪm/

Translation of dim in French:

adjective

  • 1 (badly lit)
    (office, room, interior)
    sombre
  • 2 (weak)
    (light, flame, eye, eyesight)
    faible
    to grow dim
    s'affaiblir
  • 3 (hard to see)
    (shape, figure)
    vague
  • 4 (vague)
    (recollection, appreciation)
    vague (before n)
    to have a dim memory of
    avoir un vague souvenir de
  • 5 [informal] (stupid)
    (person, remark)
    bouché [informal]
  • 6 (not favourable)
    (prospect, future)
    sombre

transitive verb p prés etc -mm-

  • 1 (turn down)
    baisser (light)
    mettre [quelque chose] en veilleuse (oil lamp)
  • 2 (cause to fade)
    ternir (beauty, colour)
  • 3 (American English)
    baisser (headlights)

intransitive verb p prés etc -mm-

  • 2
    (memory)
    s'estomper
  • 3
    (eyes, sight)
    s'affaiblir
  • 4
    (colour, beauty, hope)
    se ternir

Idioms

to take a dim view of something/of people doing

n'apprécier guère quelque chose/que les gens fassent
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