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Translation of perfect in French:


British English: /ˈpəːfɪkt/
American English: /ˈpərfɪkt/


British English: /ˈpəːfɪkt/
American English: /ˈpərfɪkt/
  • 1 (flawless)
    (arrangement, behaviour, blend, condition, copy, crime, example, French, health, match, performance, shape, score, technique, weather, world)
    parfait (for pour)
    (choice, holiday, moment, name, opportunity, place, partner, solution)
    idéal (for pour)
    she is perfect for the part/the job
    c'est la personne idéale pour le rôle/ce travail
    that screw will be perfect for the job
    cette vis fera parfaitement l'affaire
    that recording is less than perfect
    cet enregistrement laisse franchement à désirer
    that jacket is a perfect fit
    cette veste va parfaitement
    to do something with perfect timing
    faire quelque chose au bon moment
    everything is perfect
    tout est parfait
    ‘all right?’—‘perfect! ’
    ‘ça va?’—‘parfait!’
  • 2 (total)
    (stranger, fool)
    parfait (before n)
    véritable (before n)
    to have a perfect right to do
    avoir parfaitement le droit de faire
  • 3 (Linguistics)the perfect tense
    le parfait

transitive verb

British English: /pəˈfɛkt/
American English: /pərˈfɛkt/
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