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British English: /vaʊ/
American English: /vaʊ/

Translation of vow in French:


  • (religious)
    (of honour) serment (m)
    a vow of silence/poverty
    un vœu de silence/pauvreté
    to take ou make a vow to make a vow to do
    faire le vœu de faire
    to be under a vow of silence (secrecy)
    avoir fait le serment de garder le secret

also: vows plural noun

  • 2marriage ou wedding vows
    serments (mpl) du mariage

transitive verb

  • faire vœu de (revenge, love, allegiance)
    to vow to do
    (privately) se jurer de faire
    he vowed that he would never return
    il a juré de ne plus jamais revenir
    ‘I will succeed,’ she vowed
    ‘je réussirai,’ se jura-t-elle

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