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success
British English: /səkˈsɛs/
American English: /səkˈsɛs/

Translation of success in French:

noun

  • 1 without success to meet with success to stand the best chance of success
    (candidate, applicant)
    avoir la meilleure chance de réussir
    to make a success of
    (dish, life, career)
    faire un succès de
    (business, venture)
    somebody's success in
    le succès de quelqu'un à
    (exam, election)
    his success in overcoming his problems
    la façon dont il a surmonté ses difficultés
    he never had much success with women
    il n'a jamais eu beaucoup de succès auprès des femmes
    wishing you every success
    avec tous mes vœux de succès or de réussite
  • 2 (person, thing that succeeds) to be a huge success
    (party, film)
    être un grand succès, avoir un succès retentissant
    to be a success with
    avoir du succès auprès de
    (critics, children)
    to be a success as
    avoir du succès comme
    (teacher, actor)

Idioms

to enjoy the sweet smell of success

savourer son succès

to scent the sweet smell of success

sentir que l'on va réussir

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