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British English: /kwɪt/
American English: /kwɪt/

Translation of quit in French:


  • to be well quit of something/somebody
    être bien débarrassé de quelque chose/quelqu'un

transitive verb

  • 1 (leave)
    p prés -tt- prét, pp quitted ou quit
    démissionner de, laisser tomber (informal) (job)
    quitter (place, person, profession, school)
    quitter (politics, teaching)
    to give a tenant notice to quit
    donner congé à un locataire
  • 2 (Computing)
    quitter (application, program)

intransitive verb p prés -tt- prét, pp quitted ou quit

  • 1 (stop, give up)
    arrêter (doing de faire)
    I've had enough, I quit
    j'en ai assez, je laisse tomber
    to quit whilst one is ahead ou on top
    (gen) s'arrêter avant que les choses se gâtent
    (in career) partir au summum de la gloire

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