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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌfə(r)/

Translation of suffer in French:


  • subir [loss, consequences, defeat] to suffer a heart attack avoir une crise cardiaque


  • 1 souffrir to suffer from souffrir de [rheumatism, heat] avoir [headache, high blood pressure, cold] to suffer from depression être dépressif/-ive
  • 2 (do badly) [company, profits] souffrir; [health, quality, work] s'en ressentir

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