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Pronunciation: /saɪt/

Translation of sight in French:


  • 1 vue (f) at first sight à première vue to catch sight of sb/sth apercevoir qn/qch to lose sight of sb/sth perdre qn/qch de vue I can't stand the sight of him! je ne peux pas le voir [fam] (en peinture)! to be in sight [land, border] être en vue [peace, freedom] être proche to be out of sight être caché/-e don't let her out of your sight! ne la quitte pas des yeux!
  • 2 (scene) spectacle (m) it was not a pretty sight! ce n'était pas beau à voir!

npl (sights)

  • 1 attractions (fpl) touristiques (of de) to see the sights faire du tourisme
  • 3to set one's sights on sth viser qch

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