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British English: /dʒɑː/
American English: /dʒɑr/

Translation of jar in French:


  • 2
    (British English) (drink) to go for a jar (informal)
    aller prendre un pot (informal) or un verre

transitive verb p prés etc -rr-

  • 1 (give shock to) [literal] [figurative]
    (person, structure, building)
    to jar one's shoulder/neck
    se cogner l'épaule/le cou
  • 2 (American English) (spur) See examples: to jar somebody into action
    pousser quelqu'un à agir

intransitive verb p prés etc -rr-

  • 1 (make discordant noise)
    (instrument, music, voice)
    rendre un son discordant
    to jar on
    the noise jarred on her nerves
    le bruit lui tapait (informal) sur les nerfs
    that music jars on my ears
    cette musique m'écorche (informal) les oreilles

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