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British English: /ˈhəʊpfʊli/
, /ˈhəʊpf(ə)li/
American English: /ˈhoʊpfəli/

Translation of hopefully in French:


  • 1 (with luck)
    avec un peu de chance
    hopefully, he'll pay
    avec un peu de chance, il paiera
    ‘will he pay?’—‘hopefully’
    ‘c'est lui qui paiera?’—‘je l'espère’
  • 2 (with hope)
    avec optimisme
    she smiled at him hopefully
    elle lui a addressé un sourire plein d'espoir
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