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Pronunciation: /ʀate/

Translation of rater in English:

verbe transitif

  • 4 [familier] (ne pas sanctionner) la prochaine fois je ne le raterai pas
    next time I won't let him get away with it
    elle ne l'a pas raté [familier] [figuré]
    she put him in his place [familier]

verbe intransitif

also: se rater verbe pronominal

  • 1 (soi-même)
    to bungle one's suicide attempt
  • 2 (ne pas se voir) nous nous sommes ratés
    we missed each other

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