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British English: /meɪt/
American English: /meɪt/

Translation of mate in French:


  • 1 (British English) [informal] (friend)
    copain (m) [informal]
    (at work, school) camarade mf
    hello mate!
    salut mon vieux! [informal]
  • 3 (assistant)
    aide mf
    builder's mate
    aide-maçon (m)

transitive verb

  • 2 (in chess)
    faire mat

intransitive verb

  • (animal)
    s'accoupler (with à, avec)
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