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plate
British English: /pleɪt/
American English: /pleɪt/

Translation of plate in French:

noun

  • 1 (dish) (for eating)
    (for serving) plat (m)
    china/paper plate
    assiette (f) en porcelaine/papier
    to hand ou present something to somebody on a plate
    [literal] (British English) [figurative]
    apporter or présenter quelque chose à quelqu'un sur un plateau

transitive verb

  • plaquer (bracelet, candlestick) (with avec, de)
  • also: -plated
    (dans composés) gold-/silver-plated
    plaqué or/argent

Idioms

to have a lot on one's plate

avoir beaucoup à faire

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