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lighten
British English: /ˈlʌɪt(ə)n/
American English: /ˈlaɪtn/

Translation of lighten in French:

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (grow brighter)
    (sky, colour, hair, wood, skin)
    s'éclaircir
  • 2 (grow less heavy)
    (burden, pressure, workload)
    s'alléger
  • 3 (become more cheerful)
    (mood)
    s'adoucir
    (atmosphere)
    se détendre
    (expression)
    s'éclairer
    his heart lightened
    il s'est senti soulagé

Phrasal verbs

lighten up

(informal)
(person)
se détendre
lighten up!
laisse-toi vivre (informal)!

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