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Pronunciation: /seɪf/

Translation of safe in French:



  • 1 (after ordeal, risk) [person] sain et sauf/saine et sauve; [object] intact/-e safe and sound sain et sauf/saine et sauve
  • 2 (free from threat, harm) to be safe [person] être en sécurité [document, valuables] être en lieu sûr [company, job, reputation] ne pas être menacé/-e is the bike safe here? est-ce qu'on peut laisser le vélo ici sans risque? have a safe journey! bon voyage!
  • 3 (risk-free) [toy, level, method] sans danger; [place, vehicle] sûr/-e; [structure, building] solide it's not safe c'est dangereux
  • 5 (reliable) to be in safe hands être en bonnes mains


better safe than sorry!

mieux vaut prévenir que guérir!

just to be on the safe side

simplement par précaution

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