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British English: /dɪˈlɪvə/
American English: /dəˈlɪvər/

Translation of deliver in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (take to address)
    livrer (goods, milk, groceries) (to à)
    (to several houses) distribuer (newspaper, mail)
    (to an individual) apporter (newspaper, mail) (to à)
    remettre (note, written message)
    transmettre (oral message)
    ‘delivered to your door’
    ‘livraison à domicile’
  • 2 (Medicine)
    (doctor, midwife)
    mettre au monde (baby)
    délivrer (baby animal)
    to be delivered
    être né
    she was delivered of a son [dated]
    elle a accouché d'un garçon
  • 4 (hand over)
    céder (property, money, goods) (over to, up to à)
    livrer (town, ship) (over to, up to à)
    to deliver something/somebody into somebody's care
    confier quelque chose/quelqu'un à quelqu'un
  • 5 (give, strike)
    asséner (blow, punch)
    donner (knife thrust)
    tirer (bullets, round)
    fournir (voltage) (to à)
    to deliver the final blow to something [figurative]
    porter le coup fatal à quelque chose
  • 6 (rescue)
    délivrer (person) (from de)
    ‘deliver us from evil’
    ‘délivrez-nous du mal’

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (tradesman, company)
    the postman doesn't deliver on Sundays
    le facteur ne distribue pas le courrier le dimanche

reflexive verb

  • to deliver oneself of [formal]
    émettre (opinion)


stand and deliver!

la bourse ou la vie!

to deliver the goods

tenir ses engagements
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