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stone
British English: /stəʊn/
American English: /stoʊn/

Translation of stone in French:

noun

  • 1
    uncountable
    (material)
    (made) of stone
    en pierre
    to turn into stone
    se changer en pierre
    to have a heart of stone
    [figurative]
    avoir un cœur de pierre
    to be as hard as stone
    [literal]
    être dur comme de la pierre
    [figurative]
    avoir un cœur de pierre
    before n (wall, statue, floor, building, step)
    en pierre
    stone cladding
    revêtement (m) de pierre
  • 3 (for particular purpose) (gen)
    (standing vertically)
    (engraved)
    to lay a stone
    poser une pierre
    to erect a stone
    ériger une stèle
    they totally destroyed the town, not a stone was left standing
    ils ont complètement détruit la ville, tout était dévasté
  • 5 (Botany) (in fruit) to take the stone out of a peach
    dénoyauter une pêche
  • 7 (British English) (unit of weight)
    (6,35 kg)
  • 8before n (of stoneware)
    (jar, pot, pottery)
    en grès

transitive verb

  • 1 (throw stones at)
    (person)
    to stone somebody to death
    lapider quelqu'un

Idioms

stone me (dated)!

(British English)

to leave no stone unturned

ne négliger aucun détail

it's a stone's throw from here

c'est à deux pas d'ici

to be set in (tablets of) stone

être gravé dans le marbre

to cast the first stone

to sink like a stone

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