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white
British English: /wʌɪt/
American English: /(h)waɪt/

Translation of white in French:

noun

  • 1 (colour) I like white
    j'aime le blanc
    in white
    en blanc
    a shade of white
    un ton de blanc
  • 2 (part of egg, eye) the whites of somebody's eyes
    le blanc des yeux de quelqu'un
  • 4 (white ball)
    bille (f) blanche (de billard/snooker)

also: whites plural noun

  • 1 (clothes) cricket/tennis/chef's whites
    tenue (f) de cricket/de tennis/de chef-cuisinier

adjective

  • 1
    (paint, tooth, flower, hair)
    blanc/blanche
    bright/cool white
    blanc éclatant/glacial inv
    to go ou turn white to turn something white
    faire blanchir quelque chose
    to paint/colour something white
    peindre/colorer quelque chose en blanc
  • 2 (Caucasian)
    (race, child, skin)
    blanc/blanche
    (area)
    habité par des Blancs
    (culture, prejudice, fears)
    des Blancs
    a white man/woman
    un Blanc/une Blanche
    an all-white jury
    un jury exclusivement composé de Blancs
  • 3 (pale)
    (face, person, cheek)
    pâle (with de)
    to go ou turn white
    pâlir (with de)

Idioms

he would swear black was white

il a l'esprit de contradiction

the men in white coats

[humorous]
les infirmiers psychiatriques

two blacks don't make a white

on n'efface pas un tort par un autre

whiter than white

(reputation, person)
plus blanc/blanche que neige

Phrasal verbs

white out

white out [something], white [something] out

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