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Translation of insult in French:


British English: /ˈɪnsʌlt/
American English: /ˈɪnˌsəlt/
  • (remark) an insult to somebody's intelligence/memory
    une insulte à l'intelligence/la mémoire de quelqu'un
    to take something as an insult
    percevoir quelque chose comme une insulte or un affront
    and to add insult to injury…
    et pour comble d'insulte…

transitive verb

British English: /ɪnˈsʌlt/
American English: /ɪnˈsəlt/

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