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Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːðə(r)/

Translation of rather in French:


  • 1 plutôt (than que) I rather like him je le trouve plutôt sympathique it's rather like an apple ça ressemble un peu à une pomme
  • 2 (preferably) I would (much) rather do je préférerais (de loin) faire (than do que faire) I'd rather not j'aimerais mieux pas

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Pronunciation: ɡlɛn
a narrow valley, especially in Scotland or Ireland