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British English: /ɪkˈsprɛʃ(ə)n/
, /ɛkˈsprɛʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ɪkˈsprɛʃən/

Translation of expression in French:


  • 1 (phrase) if you'll pardon the expression
    si vous me passez l'expression
  • 2 (look) from her expression I knew she was sad
    j'ai compris à son expression qu'elle était triste
    there was a puzzled expression on her face
    elle avait l'air perplexe
    not a flicker of expression crossed his face
    il est demeuré impassible
  • 3 (utterance) freedom of expression
    liberté (f) d'expression
    to give expression to one's fears/feelings
    exprimer ses craintes/sentiments
    beautiful beyond expression
    d'une beauté indescriptible
  • 5 (feeling) put some expression into your playing!
    sois un peu plus expressif!
    to read with expression
    lire avec le ton
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