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British English: /ˈlɒr(ə)l/
American English: /ˈlɔrəl/
, /ˈlɑrəl/

Translation of laurel in French:


  • 2 (honours)
    also: laurels
    lauriers mpl
    to crown somebody with laurel(s)
    ceindre la tête de quelqu'un de lauriers


to look to one's laurels

veiller à la concurrence

to rest on one's laurels

se reposer or s'endormir sur ses lauriers

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