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British English: /rɪə/
American English: /rɪr/

Translation of rear in French:


  • 1 (of building, car, room etc) at the rear of the house
    derrière la maison
    (viewed) from the rear
    (building, monument etc)
    vu de l'arrière
    vu de dos
    ‘to rear’ (in estate agent's brochure)
    ‘à l'arrière’


  • 2 (Automobile)
    (light, seat, suspension)
    arrière inv

transitive verb

  • élever (child, family, animals)
    cultiver (plants)
    to be reared on classical music
    être nourri de musique classique

intransitive verb

  • also: rear up
    se cabrer
    se dresser
    [figurative] (building, tree etc)
    s'élever, se dresser
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