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British English: /ləˈmɛnt/
American English: /ləˈmɛnt/

Translation of lament in French:


transitive verb

  • 1 (grieve over)
    pleurer (wife, loss, death)
    se lamenter sur (fate, misfortune)
    the late lamented John Adams
    le regretté John Adams (also ironic)
  • 2 (complain about)
    déplorer (lack, weakness)
    to lament that … ‘no-one told me,’ he lamented
    ‘personne ne me l'a dit,’ déplora-t-il
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