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British English: /ˈpeɪpə/
American English: /ˈpeɪpər/

Translation of paper in French:


  • 1 (substance) (for writing etc) a piece/a sheet of paper
    un morceau/une feuille de papier
    to get ou put something down on paper
    mettre quelque chose par écrit
    it's a good idea on paper
    c'est une bonne idée en théorie
    the car only exists on paper
    la voiture n'existe que sur le papier
    this contract isn't worth the paper it's written on
    ce contrat ne vaut absolument rien
    before n (bag, hat, napkin)
    en papier
    en carton
    du papier
    de papier
  • 4 (newspaper) local/Sunday paper
    journal (m) local/du dimanche
  • 7 (examination) the French paper
    l'épreuve de français

also: papers plural noun

  • (Administration)

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • to paper over the existing wallpaper
    recouvrir le papier actuel
    to paper over one's differences/problems
    passer sur ses différences/problèmes


to paper over the cracks

passer sur les problèmes

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