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leaf
British English: /liːf/
American English: /lif/

Translation of leaf in French:

noun pl leaves

  • 1 (of plant) dock/oak/lettuce leaf
    feuille de patience/de chêne/de salade
    autumn leaves
    feuilles d'automne
    to come into leaf
    se couvrir de feuilles
  • also: -leafed, -leaved
    (dans composés) red-leaf
    à feuilles rouges

Idioms

to shake like a leaf

to take a leaf out of somebody's book

s'inspirer de quelqu'un

to turn over a new leaf

Phrasal verbs

leaf through

leaf through [something]
feuilleter (pages, papers, book, magazine)
parcourir (introduction)

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