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British English: /təʊn/
American English: /toʊn/

Translation of tone in French:


  • 2 (character of voice) his tone of voice
    son ton
    in a defiant tone
    d'un ton provocant
    don't speak to me in that tone (of voice)
    ne me parle pas sur ce ton
    in angry/serious tones
    avec colère/avec sérieux
  • 3 (character) (of letter, speech, meeting) to set the tone
    donner le ton à
    for à
    to lower the tone of
    rabaisser le niveau de
    dégrader l'image de

transitive verb

  • 1 (Physiology)
    also: tone up
    donner du tonus à, tonifier
    (body, muscle, thigh)

intransitive verb

  • also: tone in
    with avec

Phrasal verbs

tone down

tone [something] down, tone down [something]
[literal] (colours)
[figurative] (criticism, remark) (letter, statement)
(policy, attitude)

Definition of tone in:

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly