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Pronunciation: /rɪˈtɜːn/

Translation of return in French:



  • 4 (send back) renvoyer ‘return to sender’ ‘retour à l'expéditeur’
  • 6 [Mil] riposter à [fire]


  • 1 (come back) revenir (from de); retourner (to à); (get back from abroad) rentrer (from de); (get back home) rentrer chez soi
  • 2 (resume) to return to reprendre [activity] to return to power revenir au pouvoir

phr (in return)

  • en échange (for de)


many happy returns!

bon anniversaire!

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