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spice
British English: /spʌɪs/
American English: /spaɪs/

Translation of spice in French:

noun

  • 1 (Culinary) herbs and spices
    herbes et épices
    before n (jar, rack)
    à épices
    (trade, route)
    des épices
  • 2 [figurative] to add/lack spice
    ajouter du/manquer de piment

transitive verb

  • 2
    also: spice up
    (life, story) with de
    to spice up one's sex life
    mettre du piment dans sa vie sexuelle

also: spiced past participle adjective

  • 2 [figurative]
    pimenté
    with de

Idioms

variety is the spice of life

la diversité est le sel de la vie

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