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British English: /feɪt/
American English: /feɪt/

Translation of fate in French:


  • 1 (controlling power)
    also: the fates
    fate was on my side/against me
    le sort était avec moi/contre moi
    a (cruel) twist of fate
    un (cruel) caprice du sort
    to tempt fate
  • 2 (death) to meet a sad fate
    finir tristement
  • 3 (destiny) to be resigned/left to one's fate
    être résigné/abandonné à son sort
    his fate is sealed
    son sort est scellé
    a fate worse than death [humorous]
    un sort pire que la mort
  • 4 (Mythology)the Fates
    les Parques fpl
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