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Pronunciation: /syfiʀ/

Translation of suffire in English:


  • to be enough un rien suffit à le mettre en colère it only takes the slightest thing to make him lose his temper

v refl (+ v être) (se suffire)

  • se suffire (à soi-même) to be self-sufficient

v impers

  • il suffit de me téléphoner all you have to do is phone me il suffit d'une lampe pour éclairer la pièce one lamp is enough to light the room il suffit que je sorte sans parapluie pour qu'il pleuve! every time I go out without my umbrella, it's guaranteed to rain ça suffit (comme ça)! that's enough!

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