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mould (British English) also: mold (American English)
British English: /məʊld/
American English: /moʊld/

Translation of mould in French:

noun

  • 2 [figurative] in the mould of
    dans le moule de
    in the same mould
    dans le même moule
    to be cast in/to fit into a mould
    être coulé dans/entrer dans un moule
    to break the mould
  • 3 (pudding, jelly)
    entremets (m) froid

transitive verb

  • 1 [literal]
    (plastic, clay) into something pour en faire quelque chose
    (sculpture, shape) out of, from, in en
    to mould something around something
    mouler quelque chose sur quelque chose
  • 2 [figurative]
    (opinion, character, society) into pour en faire

intransitive verb

  • to mould to somethingto mould round something
    mouler quelque chose
    to be moulded to somebody's body
    (dress etc)
    mouler (le corps de) quelqu'un

also: moulded past participle adjective

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