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Pronunciation: /fɔʀ; fɔʀt/

Translation of fort in English:


  • 5 [fam] c'est un peu fort! that's a bit much! [fam]


  • 4il ne va pas très fort he's not very well

phr (au plus fort de)

  • au plus fort de l'été at the height of summer


forte tête


c'est plus fort que moi/qu'elle

I/she just can't help it

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