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British English: /steɪn/
American English: /steɪn/

Translation of stain in French:


  • 1 (mark) [literal] [figurative] blood/coffee stain
    tache de sang/de café
    stubborn stain
    tache rebelle
    to remove a stain from something
    enlever une tache sur or de quelque chose
    it will leave a stain
    ça fera une tache
    without a stain on one's character
    sans tache pour sa réputation

transitive verb

  • 1 (soil)
    tacher (clothes, carpet, table etc)
    the cherries had stained his hands red
    les cerises avaient fait des taches rouges sur ses mains
  • 2 (Biology, Technology)
    teindre (wood, fabric, specimen)

intransitive verb

  • (fabric)
    se tacher
  • also: -stained
    (dans composés) oil/ink-stained
    taché d'huile/d'encre
    trempé de larmes
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