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British English: /ˈɛlɪm(ə)nt/
American English: /ˈɛləmənt/

Translation of element in French:


  • 1 (constituent) a key/important element in her philosophy
    un élément essentiel/important de sa philosophie
    the key element in his success
    l'élément clé de son succès
    the poor salary was just one element in my dissatisfaction
    le salaire médiocre n'expliquait que partiellement mon mécontentement
  • 3 (small part) an element of risk/danger
    une part de risque/danger
  • 6 (air, water etc) the four elements
    les quatre éléments
    the elements (weather)

    les éléments
    to brave the elements [humorous]
    affronter les éléments
    exposed to the elements
    exposé aux intempéries


to be in/out of one's element

être/ne pas être dans son élément

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