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British English: /plʌɪ/
American English: /plaɪ/

Translation of ply in French:


  • (thickness) two/three ply paper
    papier double/triple épaisseur
    two ply wool
    laine deux fils
    three/five ply wood
    contreplaqué trois/cinq plis

transitive verb

  • 3 (manipulate)
    manier (pen, oars)
    to ply one's needle
    tirer l'aiguille
  • 4 (travel)
    sillonner (sea)
    to ply the route between two ports
    faire la navette entre deux ports
  • 5 (press)to ply somebody for
    harceler quelqu'un pour obtenir (information)
    to ply somebody with
    assaillir quelqu'un de (questions)
    to ply somebody with food/drink
    ne cesser de remplir l'assiette/le verre de quelqu'un

intransitive verb

  • (boat, bus)
    faire la navette (between entre)
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