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British English: /fɛns/
American English: /fɛns/

Translation of fence in French:


  • 1 (barrier) steel/wooden fence
    clôture métallique/en bois

transitive verb

  • 2 [informal]
    fourguer [slang] (stolen goods)

intransitive verb

  • 2 (be evasive)
    se dérober
  • 3 [informal] (receive stolen goods)
    receler des marchandises


to mend fences

se raccommoder (with avec)

to sit on the fence

ne pas prendre position

Phrasal verbs

fence in

1 fence [something] in, fence in [something]
entourer [quelque chose] d'une clôture (area, garden)
parquer (animals)
2 fence [somebody] in [figurative] to feel fenced in
se sentir enfermé

fence off

fence [something] off, fence off [something]
Definition of fence in:
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