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ease

Pronunciation: /iːz/

Translation of ease in French:

n

  • 2to feel/to be at ease se sentir/être à l'aise to put sb's mind at ease rassurer qn (about à propos de)

vt

  • 3to ease sth into introduire qch délicatement dans

vi

  • [tension, pain, pressure] s'atténuer; [rain] diminuer

Phrasal verbs

ease off

[business] ralentir; [demand] se réduire; [traffic, rain] diminuer; [person] relâcher son effort

ease up

[tense person, storm] se calmer; [authorities] relâcher la discipline to ease up on sb/on sth être moins sévère envers qn/pour qch

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