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British English: /pjʊə/
American English: /pjʊr/

Translation of pure in French:


  • 1 (unadulterated)
    (gold, oxygen, air, water)
    (silk, cotton, wool)
    pur (before n)
    pure alcohol (Chemistry)
    alcool (m) absolu or pur
    pure new wool a pure voice
    une voix pure
  • 2 (chaste)
    (person, life)
    to be pure in mind and body
    être sain de corps et d'esprit
    blessed are the pure in heart (Bible)
    bienheureux les cœurs purs
  • 3 (sheer)
    (happiness, nonsense, malice)
    pur (after n)
    out of pure curiosity
    par pure curiosité
    by pure chance
    par pur hasard
    by pure accident
    de façon purement accidentelle
    pure and simple
  • 4 (not applied)
    (mathematics, science)
    pure research
    recherche (f) fondamentale


as pure as the driven snow

innocent comme l'enfant or l'agneau qui vient de naître
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