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British English: /ˈmɒd(ə)l/
American English: /ˈmɑdl/

Translation of model in French:


  • 2 (version of car, appliance, garment) the new/latest model
    le nouveau/dernier modèle
    a 1956 model (car)
    une voiture modèle 1956
  • 4 (example, thing to be copied) to be a ou serve as a model for something
    servir de modèle à quelque chose
    a model of
    un modèle de (tact, fairness, good government)
    a legal system on the British model
    un système judiciaire sur le modèle britannique
    to hold something up ou out as a model
    prendre quelque chose pour modèle
  • 5 (Mathematics, Computing) computer/climate model
    modèle informatique/climatique


  • 3 (perfect)
    (spouse, student, conduct)

transitive verb p prés etc -ll- -l- (American English)

  • 1to model something on something
    modeler quelque chose sur quelque chose
  • 3 (shape)
    modeler (clay, wax, figure, head) (in en)
  • 4 (Computing, Mathematics)
    modéliser (process, economy)

intransitive verb p prés etc -ll- -l- (American English)

  • 1
    (artist's model)
    poser (for pour)
  • 2
    (fashion model)
    travailler comme mannequin (for pour)
  • 3 (sculptor, artist)to model in
    modeler en (clay, wax)

also: modelled, modeled (American English) past participle adjective

  • 1
    présenté (by par)
  • 2modelled on something
    modelé sur quelque chose

reflexive verb

  • to model oneself on somebody
    se modeler sur quelqu'un
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