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British English: /plɒt/
American English: /plɑt/

Translation of plot in French:


  • 2 (Cinema, Literature) (of novel, film, play) the plot thickens
    l'histoire se corse
  • 3 (for growing plants)plot of land
    parcelle (f) de terre
    a vegetable plot
    un carré de légumes
  • 5 (in cemetery)
    concession (f) funéraire

transitive verb p prés etc -tt-

  • 1 (plan)
    comploter (murder, attack, return)
    fomenter (revolution)
    to plot to do
    comploter de faire
  • 2 (chart)
    relever [quelque chose] sur une carte (course)
    tracer [quelque chose] sur une carte (progress)
    we plotted our position on the map
    nous avons pointé notre position sur la carte
  • 3 (Mathematics, Statistics) (on graph)
    tracer [quelque chose] point par point (curve, graph)
    reporter (figures, points)
    to plot the progress/decline of something
    tracer la courbe de progression/déclin de quelque chose
  • 4 (Literature) (invent)
    inventer (episode, story, destiny)
    a carefully/thinly plotted play
    une pièce à l'intrigue bien construite/bien mince

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -tt-
    conspirer (against contre)
    to plot together
    conspirer ensemble


to lose the plot

perdre la tête

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