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British English: /ɪmˈbarəsmənt/
, /ɛmˈbarəsmənt/
American English: /əmˈbɛrəsmənt/

Translation of embarrassment in French:


  • 1 (feeling) to cause somebody embarrassment
    mettre quelqu'un dans l'embarras
    to my embarrassment
    à ma grande confusion or mon grand embarras
    she left the room in embarrassment
    confuse, elle a quitté la pièce
  • 2 (person, action, event etc) to be an embarrassment to somebody
    faire honte à quelqu'un
    his past is an embarrassment to him
    il a honte de son passé
  • 3 (superfluity) [formal] an embarrassment of riches
    l'embarras du choix

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