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British English: /dəʊs/
American English: /doʊs/

Translation of dose in French:


  • (Medicine) [figurative] a dose of originality/optimism
    une dose d'originalité/d'optimisme
    to have a dose of shingles/measles
    avoir un zona/la rougeole
    a dose of flu
    une bonne grippe
    to catch a dose (informal)
    (of VD)
    attraper la vérole

transitive verb

  • to dose somebody with medicine
    bourrer (informal) quelqu'un de médicaments

reflexive verb

  • to dose oneself up
    se bourrer (informal) de médicaments


like a dose of salts

he's all right in small doses

il est supportable à doses homéopathiques

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