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British English: /heɪt/
American English: /heɪt/

Translation of hate in French:


transitive verb

  • 1 (feel antagonism towards)
    (violently) haïr
    they hate each other
    ils se détestent
    to hate somebody for something/for doing
    en vouloir à quelqu'un de quelque chose/d'avoir fait
    he's someone you love to hate
    c'est quelqu'un sur qui on aime bien taper [informal]
  • 2 (not enjoy)
    avoir horreur de (sport, food, activity)
    to hate doing ou to do he hates to see me cry
    il a horreur de me voir pleurer
    he hates being corrected
    il a horreur qu'on le corrige
    I hate it when
    je ne supporte pas quand
    I'd hate it if he felt excluded, I'd hate (for) him to feel excluded
    je n'aimerais pas du tout qu'il se sente exclu
  • 3 (regret) (in apology) to hate to do, to hate doing
    être désolé de faire
    I hate to interrupt you but…
    je suis désolé de vous interrompre mais…
    I hate (having) to say it but… (in criticism)
    je regrette d'avoir à le dire, mais…

reflexive verb

  • to hate oneself
    se détester
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