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British English: /blaŋk/
American English: /blæŋk/

Translation of blank in French:


  • 2 (American English) (clean form)
    fiche (f) vierge
  • 4 (uncut block)
    pièce (f) brute


  • 1 (without writing, pictures)
    (paper, page)
    (form, canvas)
    a blank piece of paper
    une feuille blanche
  • 3 (expressionless) See examples: a blank look
    un air absent
    a row of blank faces
    des visages à l'air absent
  • 4 (uncomprehending)
    (look, expression)
    to look blank
    avoir l'air ébahi
    he gave me a blank look
    il m'a lancé un regard ébahi
  • 5 (without memory) See examples: my mind went blank
    j'ai eu un trou de mémoire

transitive verb

  • (American English) (Sport)we blanked the opposition
    nous n'avons pas laissé l'équipe adverse marquer un point


to draw a blank

Phrasal verbs

blank out

1 blank out
avoir un trou de mémoire
2 blank [something] out, blank out [something]
rayer [quelque chose] de sa mémoire
(memory, event)

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