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sister
British English: /ˈsɪstə/
American English: /ˈsɪstər/

Translation of sister in French:

noun

  • 1 (sibling) older ou elder/younger sister
    sœur aînée/cadette
    big/little sister
    grande/petite sœur
    she's like a sister to me
    elle est une sœur pour moi
  • 2 (affiliated)
    before n (company, institution, organization)
    sœur
    (newspaper, publication)
    apparenté
    sister country, sister state
    pays frère
    sister nation
    nation sœur
  • 3 (British English) (Medicine)
    infirmière (f) chef
    yes, sister
  • 6 (American English) [informal] (form of address)
    ma vieille [informal]

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