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British English: /ˈwɛðə/
American English: /ˈwɛðər/

Translation of weather in French:


  • good/bad weather
    beau/mauvais temps
    wet/hot/wintry weather
    temps humide/chaud/d'hiver
    what's the weather like? the weather here is hot
    il fait chaud ici
    in hot/cold weather
    quand il fait chaud/froid
    you can't go out in this weather!
    tu ne peux pas sortir par un temps pareil!
    a change in the weather
    un changement de temps
    when the good weather comes
    quand il fera beau
    if the weather breaks
    si le temps change
    if the weather clears up
    si le temps s'arrange
    perfect weather for
    un temps idéal pour (picnics, skiing)
    weather permitting in all weathers whatever the weather
    qu'il pleuve ou qu'il vente
    before n (chart, check, conditions, map, pattern, satellite, station)
    (centre, bureau, study)
    de météorologie

transitive verb

  • 1 (withstand, survive)
    essuyer (gale, storm)
    se tirer de (crisis, upheaval, recession, bad patch)
    to weather the storm [figurative]
    surmonter la crise
  • 2
    (elements, wind, rain)
    éroder (rocks, stone)
    battre (landscape, hills)
    (rain, wind)
    hâler (face)

intransitive verb

  • (rocks, landscape)
    this stone weathers well
    cette pierre prend une belle patine
    he has not weathered well [figurative]
    il n'a pas bien vieilli

also: weathered past participle adjective

  • (stone, rock, finish, wood)
    (face, skin)


to be under the weather

to be weather-wise

flairer d'où vient le vent

to keep a weather eye on somebody/something

avoir quelqu'un/quelque chose à l'œil

to keep a ou one's weather eye open

to make heavy weather of something

avoir du mal à faire quelque chose

to make heavy weather of doing

faire toute une histoire pour faire [informal]
he made heavy weather of it
il en a fait tout un plat [informal]
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