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British English: /ɡriːn/
American English: /ɡrin/

Translation of green in French:


  • 1 (colour) I've seen that dress in green
    j'ai vu la même robe en vert
    dressed in green
    vêtu de vert or habillé en vert
    a shade of green
    une nuance de vert
    several different greens
    plusieurs verts différents
    a cool/pretty green
    un vert frais/délicat
  • 2 (in snooker) the green
    la bille verte
  • 4
    (in bowling) boulingrin (m) (terrain gazonné pour le jeu de boules)
    (in golf) green (m)

also: greens plural noun

  • 2 (American English) (greenery) Christmas greens
    verdure (f) (décorative) de Noël


  • 1 (in colour) to go ou turn green
    (traffic lights)
    passer au vert
    [figurative] (person)
    verdir, devenir vert
    to paint/colour/dye something green
    peindre/colorier/teindre quelque chose en vert
  • 2 (with vegetation)
    (countryside, valley)
  • 3 (not ready)
    (fruit, wood, tobacco)
  • 4 (Culinary)
    non fumé
  • 5 (naïve) I'm not as green as you think I am
    je ne suis pas aussi naïf que tu (le) crois
  • 7 (Ecology, Politics)
    (policies, candidate, issues)
    (ecologically sound) (marketing, washing-powder)
  • 8 (Economy) (in EU)
    (currency, pound, euro)
  • 9 [informal] (off-colour)
    patraque [informal]


to have green fingers to have a green thumb

(British English) (American English)

to give somebody/something the green light

donner le feu vert à quelqu'un/quelque chose
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