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British English: /ˈpɒkɪt/
American English: /ˈpɑkət/

Translation of pocket in French:


  • 1 (in garment) jacket/trouser pocket
    poche de veste/de pantalon
    with one's hands in one's pockets
    les mains dans les poches
    to put one's hand in one's pocket [literal] [figurative]
    mettre sa main dans sa poche
    to go through somebody's pockets
    faire les poches de quelqu'un
    to turn out one's pockets
    vider or retourner ses poches
    he paid for it out of his own pocket
    il l'a payé de sa poche
    prices to suit every pocket [figurative]
    des prix à la portée de tout le monde
  • 3 [figurative] (small area) pocket of resistance/of opposition
    poche (f) de résistance/d'opposition
    foyer (m) de résistance/d'opposition


  • (small)
    (calculator, flask, diary, dictionary, edition)
    de poche

transitive verb

  • 2 (American English) (Politics)to pocket a bill
    opposer un veto à une loi


to be in pocket

(British English)

to be out of pocket

(British English)

I'm £40 out of pocket

j'ai 40 livres de moins en poche

to have somebody in one's pocket

avoir quelqu'un dans sa poche

to line one's pockets

se remplir les poches

to live in each other's pockets

être tout le temps l'un sur l'autre

to pocket one's pride

ravaler sa fierté
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