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British English: /ɪkˈsprɛs/
, /ɛkˈsprɛs/
American English: /ɪkˈsprɛs/

Translation of express in French:



  • 1 (rapid)
    (letter, parcel)
    (delivery, coach, train)
    envoyé en exprès
  • 2 [formal] (explicit)
    (instruction, order, promise, undertaking)
    on the express condition that …
    à la condition expresse que … (+ subj)
    I left express instructions not to admit visitors
    j'ai expressément demandé qu'on ne laisse entrer personne
    with the express aim ou purpose of doing
    dans le but précis de faire


  • to send something express
    envoyer quelque chose en exprès

transitive verb

  • 1 (show)
    exprimer (desire, doubt, hatred, fear, wish, thanks)
    exprimer, manifester (interest, support)
    énoncer (truth)
    he expressed anxiety about
    il a exprimé son anxiété à propos de
    I can hardly express my gratitude
    je ne sais comment exprimer ma reconnaissance
    words can't express how I feel
    il n'y a pas de mots assez forts pour exprimer ce que je ressens
  • 2 (Mathematics)
    exprimer (number, quantity)
    to express something as a percentage
    exprimer quelque chose en pourcentage
    to express something in its simplest form
    réduire quelque chose à sa plus simple expression
  • 4 (American English) (Business)
    expédier [quelque chose] rapidement

reflexive verb

  • to express oneself
    s'exprimer (in en) (through à travers)
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