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British English: /nɒt/
American English: /nɑt/

Translation of knot in French:


  • 1 (tied part) to tie something in a knot
    nouer quelque chose
  • 2 (tangle in hair, rope) to comb the knots out of one's hair
    se démêler les cheveux avec un peigne
  • 4 [figurative] (group)
    petit groupe (m) (of de)

transitive verb

  • p prés etc -tt-
    nouer (strings, ends, scarf, handkerchief) (together ensemble)
    to knot one's tie
    faire un nœud à sa cravate

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -tt-
    (stomach, muscles)
    se nouer


to do something at a rate of knots

faire quelque chose à toute allure

to get tied up in knots


to tie the knot

se marier

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