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British English: /frɪn(d)ʒ/
American English: /frɪndʒ/

Translation of fringe in French:


  • 3 (edge) (of forest)
    (of town)
    abords (mpl) , périphérie (f)
    of de
    to be on the fringe of the crowd
    être au bord de la foule
  • 5 (Theatre)the fringe
    théâtre (m) alternatif

also: fringes plural noun

  • on the (outer) fringes of the town
    à la périphérie or aux abords de la ville
    on the fringes of society
    en marge de la société
    he drifted around the fringes of showbusiness/the art world
    il traînait à la périphérie du monde du spectacle/du monde artistique

adjective before n

  • 2 (Politics, Sociology)
    (group, activity)
    fringe elements

transitive verb

  • 1 (put trim on)
    orner [quelque chose] d'une frange
    (curtains, cloth)
  • 2 (form border)
    (trees) (field)

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