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Pronunciation: /wɜːd/

Translation of word in French:


  • 1 mot (m) to have the last word avoir le dernier mot I couldn't get a word in je n'ai pas pu placer un mot in other words en d'autres termes a word of warning un avertissement a word of advice un conseil too sad for words trop triste I believed every word he said je croyais tout ce qu'il me disait I mean every word of it je pense ce que je dis a man of few words un homme peu loquace not a word to anybody pas un mot à qui que ce soit I don't believe a word of it je n'en crois pas un mot
  • 2 (information) nouvelles (fpl) (about concernant) there is no word of the missing climbers on est sans nouvelles des alpinistes disparus word got out that… la nouvelle a transpiré que… to bring/send word that annoncer/faire savoir que
  • 3 (promise, affirmation) parole (f) he gave me his word il m'a donné sa parole to keep/break one's word tenir/ne pas tenir parole to take sb's word for it croire qn sur parole take my word for it! crois-moi!
  • 4 (rumour) word has it that he's a millionaire on dit qu'il est millionnaire word got around that… le bruit a couru que…
  • 5 (command) ordre (m) to give the word to do donner l'ordre de faire

npl (words)



my word!

(in surprise) ma parole!

right from the word go

dès le départ

to have a word with sb about sth

parler à qn à propos de qch

to have words with sb

s'accrocher avec qn

to put in a good word for sb

glisser un mot en faveur de qn

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