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gène

Pronunciation: /ʒɛn/

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There are 3 entries that translate gène into English:

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gêne
Pronunciation: /ʒɛn/

nom féminin

Idioms

là où il y a de la gêne il n'y a pas de plaisir

it's a pity to spoil somebody's pleasure

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gêné
feminine: gênée
Pronunciation: /ʒɛne/

participe passé

participe passé adjectif

  • 2 (engoncé) il est gêné dans sa veste
    his jacket is too tight for him
  • 3 (désargenté)
    short of money
    je suis un peu gêné ce mois-ci
    I'm a bit short of money this month

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