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British English: /s(j)uː/
American English: /su/

Translation of sue in French:

transitive verb

  • (Law)
    intenter un procès à
    to sue somebody for divorce/libel
    intenter un procès en divorce/en diffamation à quelqu'un
    to sue somebody for damages
    poursuivre quelqu'un en dommages-intérêts

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Law)
    intenter un procès
    to sue for divorce/damages
    intenter un procès pour obtenir le divorce/des dommages-intérêts
  • 2 [literary]to sue for pardon/peace
    solliciter le pardon/la paix
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