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Pronunciation: /geɪp/

Translation of gape in French:


  • 1 (stare) rester bouche bée to gape at sb/sth regarder qn/qch bouche bée
  • 2to gape open [chasm] s'ouvrir tout grand [wound] être béant/-e [garment] bâiller

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