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British English: /hɛm/
American English: /hɛm/

Translation of hem in French:


transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

hem in

hem [somebody/something] in, hem in [somebody/something]
cerner (person, troops)
to be hemmed in
être cerné
to feel hemmed in [figurative]
se sentir coincé (by par)

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