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Pronunciation: /ˈaɪðər; (AmE) ˈiːðər/

Translation of either in French:

pron, quantif

  • 1 (one or other) l'un/-e ou l'autre take either (of them) prends l'un/-e ou l'autre I don't like either (of them) je n'aime ni l'un/-e ni l'autre ‘which book do you want?’—‘either’ ‘quel livre veux-tu?’—‘n'importe’
  • 2 (both) either of the two is possible les deux sont possibles


  • 1 (one or the other) n'importe lequel/laquelle take either road prenez n'importe laquelle des deux routes I can't see either child je ne vois aucun des deux enfants
  • 2 (both) in either case dans un cas comme dans l'autre either way, it will be difficult de toute manière, ce sera difficile


  • non plus I can't do it either je ne peux pas le faire non plus


  • 1 (as alternatives) either…or… soit…soit…, (ou)…ou…
  • 2 (in the negative) I wouldn't believe either Patrick or Emily je ne croirais ni Patrick ni Emily

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