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wax
British English: /waks/
American English: /wæks/

Translation of wax in French:

noun

  • 1 (gen) (for candle, sealing, polishing, records)
    before n (candle, figure, polish, seal)
    en cire

transitive verb

  • 2 (remove hair from)
    épiler [quelque chose] à la cire (leg)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Astronomy)
    (moon)
    croître
    to wax and wane (Astronomy) [figurative]
    croître et décroître
  • 2 (speak) to wax eloquent/indignant
    se montrer éloquent/indigné (about, over à propos de)
    to wax lyrical
    disserter avec lyrisme (about, over à propos de)

also: waxed past participle adjective

  • (fabric, floor, moustache, table)
    ciré
    (paper)
    paraffiné
    (thread)
    poissé
    waxed jacket (British English)
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