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British English: /twɪn/
American English: /twɪn/

Translation of twin in French:


  • 1 (one of two children) a pair ou set of twins
    des jumeaux/-elles mpl/fpl
  • 2 (one of two objects) this candlestick has lost its twin
    ce chandelier n'a plus son pendant
    this vase is the twin to yours
    ce vase est celui qui va avec le tien

also: twins plural noun

  • 1 (pair of children)
    jumeaux/-elles mpl/fpl
  • 2 (Astrology)the Twins
    les Gémeaux mpl


  • 1 (related)
    (brother, sister, lamb)
    my twin sons/daughters
    mes fils jumeaux/filles jumelles
  • 2 (two)
    (masts, propellers, towers, taps)
    jumeaux/-elles (after n)
  • 3 (combined) the twin aims/problems/roles of
    le double but/problème/rôle de

transitive verb

  • p prés etc -nn-
    (link) to twin Oxford with Bonn
    jumeler Oxford et Bonn
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