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British English: /ˈpɒpjʊlə/
American English: /ˈpɑpjələr/

Translation of popular in French:


  • 1 (generally liked)
    (actor, singer, politician)
    populaire (with, among parmi)
    (profession, hobby, sport)
    répandu (with, among chez)
    (food, dish)
    prisé (with, among par)
    (product, resort, colour, design)
    en vogue (with, among chez)
    John is very popular
    John a beaucoup d'amis
    Smith was a popular choice as chairman
    le choix de Smith comme président a été très apprécié
    she's popular with the boys
    elle a du succès auprès des garçons
    I'm not very popular with my husband at the moment
    je n'ai pas tellement la cote auprès de mon mari en ce moment [informal]
  • 2 (of or for the people)
    (music, song)
    (entertainment, TV programme)
    grand public inv
    (science, history etc)
    de vulgarisation
    (enthusiasm, interest, support)
    du public
    (discontent, uprising)
    du peuple
    to have popular appeal
    avoir du succès auprès du public
    contrary to popular belief
    contrairement à ce qu'on pense généralement
    the popular image of something
    l'image qu'on se fait généralement de quelque chose
    the popular view ou perception of something
    l'opinion générale sur quelque chose
    by popular demand ou request the popular press
    la presse populaire
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