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weak
British English: /wiːk/
American English: /wik/

Translation of weak in French:

noun

adjective

  • 1 (in bodily functions)
    (person, animal, muscle, limb)
    faible
    (health, ankle, eyes, chest, bladder, nerves)
    fragile
    (digestion)
    difficile
    (stomach)
    délicat
    (intellect)
    médiocre
    (memory)
    défaillant
    (chin)
    fuyant
    (mouth)
    tombant
    to have a weak heart
    avoir le cœur fragile
    to be weak with ou from
    être affaibli par (hunger, excitement, fear)
    to grow ou become weak(er)
    (person)
    s'affaiblir
    (pulse, heartbeat)
    faiblir
  • 2 (Construction)
    (beam, support)
    peu solide
    (structure)
    fragile
    to have a weak leg
    (chair)
    avoir un pied qui n'est pas très solide
  • 3 (lacking authority, strength)
    (government, team, president, army)
    faible
    (parent, teacher)
    (not firm) qui manque de fermeté
    (poor) piètre (before n)
    (essay, pupil, performance)
    faible
    (script, novel)
    inconsistant
    (plot)
    mince
    (actor, protest, excuse, argument)
    peu convaincant
    (evidence)
    peu concluant
    weak link ou point ou spot [literal] [figurative] he's weak in ou at French, his French is weak
    il est faible en français
    to grow ou become weaker
    (government, team)
    s'affaiblir
    (position)
    devenir de plus en plus précaire
    in a weak moment
    dans un moment de faiblesse
  • 4 (faint, lacking substance)
    (light, current, signal, lens, concentration, acid, sound, laugh)
    faible
    (tea, coffee)
    léger/-ère
    (solution)
    dilué
    to give a weak smile
    faire un faible sourire
  • 5 (Economy, Finance)
    (market, economy, demand, dollar)
    faible (against par rapport à)
    (share)
    à bas prix

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