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Pronunciation: /feɪd/

Translation of fade in French:



  • [fabric] se décolorer, se défraîchir; [colour] passer; [lettering, smile, memory] s'effacer; [flowers] se faner; [image] s'estomper; [sound] s'affaiblir; [interest, excitement] s'évanouir; [hearing, light] baisser

Phrasal verbs

fade away

[sound] s'éteindre; [sick person] dépérir

Definition of fade in:

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