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Pronunciation: /wɜːld/

Translation of world in French:


  • monde (m) throughout the world dans le monde entier to go round the world faire le tour du monde the biggest in the world le plus grand du monde more than anything in the world plus que tout au monde to go up in the world faire du chemin to go down in the world déchoir the Eastern/Western world les pays de l'Est/occidentaux the ancient world l'antiquité he lives in a world of his own il vit dans un monde à part


  • [events, market, leader, politics, rights, scale] mondial/-e; [record, tour, championship] du monde; [cruise] autour du monde


to be on top of the world

to get the best of both worlds

gagner sur les deux tableaux

a man/woman of the world

un homme/une femme d'expérience

out of this world

there's a world of difference

il y a une différence énorme

it did him the or a world of good

ça lui a fait énormément de bien

to think the world of sb

penser le plus grand bien de qn

what/where/who in the world?

que/où/qui etc diable?

worlds apart

diamétralement opposé

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