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saint
feminine: sainte
Pronunciation: /sɛ̃/, /sɛ̃t/

Translation of saint in English:

adjectif

  • 2 (canonisé) saint Paul/Ignace de Loyola/Thomas d'Aquin
    Saint Paul/Ignatius Loyola/Thomas Aquinas
  • 4 [familier] (pour insister)toute la sainte journée j'ai une sainte horreur de quelque chose
    I can't stand something

nom masculin, nom féminin

Compounds

le saint des saints

  • [littéral] [figuré]
    the Holy of Holies

les saints de glace

  • the 11th, 12th and 13th May

les saints Innocents

  • the Holy Innocents

le saint suaire

  • the Holy Shroud

la sainte Église catholique

  • the Holy Catholic Church

la sainte famille

  • the Holy family

sainte nitouche

sainte table

la Sainte Vierge

les saintes Écritures

  • the Holy Scriptures

Idioms

jurer par tous les saints (du Paradis)

to swear by all the saints

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