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British English: /iːtʃ/
American English: /itʃ/
When used as a determiner each is translated by chaque when an object or person is singled out: each document was examined = chaque document a été examiné. Tout/toute and tous les/toutes les are also used to express each and every: each passport must be checked = chaque passeport or tout passeport doit être contrôlé. When used as a pronoun each (= each one) is almost always translated by chacun/chacune. For examples and exceptions see below.

Translation of each in French:


  • (person, group, object)
    chaque inv
    each time I/you do
    chaque fois que je/tu fais
    each morning
    chaque matin, tous les matins
    each person will receive
    chaque personne or tout le monde recevra
    each and every day
    tous les jours sans exception
    (exasperatedly) tous les jours que Dieu fait [informal]
    he lifted each box in turn, each one heavier than the last
    il soulevait des boîtes de plus en plus lourdes


  • each will receive
    chacun recevra
    we each want something different
    chacun de nous veut une chose différente
    each of you/of them etc
    chacun de vous/d'eux etc, chacun d'entre vous/d'entre eux etc
    three bundles of ten notes each
    trois liasses de dix billets chacune
    each is equally desirable
    (of two) les deux sont également souhaitables
    (of several) tous/toutes sont également souhaitables
    I'll try a little of each
    je prendrais bien un peu de chaque
    oranges at 30p each
    des oranges à 30 pence pièce
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