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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪgə(r); (AmE) ˈfɪgjər/

Translation of figure in French:


  • 1 chiffre (m) a four-figure number un nombre de quatre chiffres in double figures à deux chiffres
  • 2 (person) personnage (m) well-known figure personnalité (f) célèbre father figure image (f) du père
  • 3 (body shape) ligne (f) to lose one's figure prendre de l'embonpoint


Phrasal verbs

figure out

trouver [answer, reason] to figure out who/why arriver à comprendre qui/pourquoi

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