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British English: /əˈpɪə/
American English: /əˈpɪr/

Translation of appear in French:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (become visible)
    (person, ship, growth, symptom, ghost)
    to appear to somebody in a vision
    apparaître à quelqu'un dans une vision
  • 2 (turn up) to appear on the scene
    arriver sur les lieux
    to appear from nowhere where did she appear from (informal)? [humorous]
    d'où est-ce qu'elle sort (informal)?
  • 3 (seem) See examples: to appear to be/to do
    avoir l'air d'être/de faire
    to appear depressed
    avoir l'air déprimé
    to appear deserted
    sembler être désert
    to appear to be crying
    avoir l'air de pleurer
    to appear to have forgotten
    avoir l'air d'avoir oublié
    it appears/appeared that …
    il semble/semblait que …
    it appears to me that …
    il me semble que …
    there appears to be, there would appear to be
    on dirait qu'il y a
    so it appears, so it would appear
    (according to rumour)
    (this is visibly the case)
    on dirait bien
    his parents, it appears, were ambitious
    il semble que ses parents avaient de l'ambition
  • 5 (Cinema, Theatre, Television) (perform) See examples: to appear on stage
    paraître en scène
    to appear on TV to appear as
    jouer dans le rôle de
    to be currently appearing in
    jouer en ce moment dans
  • 6 (Law) (be present)
    before devant for pour
    to appear in court
    comparaître devant le tribunal
    to appear as counsel for the defence
    plaider pour l'accusé
    to appear as a witness
    comparaître comme témoin
  • 7 (be written)
    (name, score) on sur in dans

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