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British English: /tɪn/
American English: /tɪn/

Translation of tin in French:


  • 3 (container)
    (for biscuits, cake) boîte (f)
    (for paint) pot (m)
    a biscuit tin
    une boîte à biscuits
    a tin of biscuits
    une boîte de biscuits
  • 5 (British English) (for donations)
    tirelire (f) (pour faire la quête)

transitive verb

  • also: (British English) p prés etc -nn-
    mettre [quelque chose] en boîte or en conserve

also: tinned past participle adjective

  • (British English)
    (meat, fruit)
    en boîte, de conserve


to have a tin ear

ne pas avoir d'oreille
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