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British English: /steɪl/
American English: /steɪl/

Translation of stale in French:


  • 1 (old)
    (bread, cake, biscuit)
    (air, odour)
    the smell of stale cigarette smoke
    l'odeur de cigarette refroidie
    the food is stale
    la nourriture n'est pas fraîche
    to go stale
    se rassir
    the loaf has gone stale
    le pain est rassis
    to taste stale
    être éventé
    être desséché
    to smell stale
    (room, house)
    sentir le renfermé
  • 2 (hackneyed)
    (jokes, ideas, vocabulary)
    (style, ideal, convention)
    stale news
    des nouvelles qui n'en sont pas
  • 3 (tired)
    (player, performer)
    to feel stale
    se sentir usé
    to get stale in a job
    s'user dans un travail
    their marriage had gone stale
    leur mariage avait perdu de son charme

intransitive verb

  • (pleasure, delight)
    perdre son charme

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