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temper
British English: /ˈtɛmpə/
American English: /ˈtɛmpər/

Translation of temper in French:

noun

  • 1 (mood) to be in a good/bad temper to be in a temper
    piquer une crise [informal]
    to have a temper
    se mettre facilement en colère
    to keep ou control one's temper
    se contrôler
    to lose one's temper
    se mettre en colère (with contre)
    to fly into a temper tempers flared ou frayed
    les esprits se sont emportés (over sur)
    in a fit of temper
    dans un accès de colère
    you'll only put him into a worse temper
    tu vas le mettre encore plus en colère
    temper! temper!

transitive verb

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