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British English: /sleɪv/
American English: /sleɪv/

Translation of slave in French:


  • 1 (servant)
    before n (colony, owner, revolt)
    aux esclaves
  • 2 [figurative] (victim)to be a slave to ou of
    être l'esclave de (fashion, habit)
    a slave to convention
    l'esclave des conventions
  • 3 (Computing)
    before n (computer, station)

intransitive verb

  • also: slave away
    to slave away from morning to night
    trimer du matin au soir [informal]
    to slave (away) at housework/at one's job
    s'escrimer à faire le ménage/sur son travail
    to slave over
    s'escrimer sur (accounts, housework)


to work like a slave

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