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grade
British English: /ɡreɪd/
American English: /ɡreɪd/

Translation of grade in French:

noun

  • 1 (Business) (of produce, article, goods)
    (of egg) calibre (m)
    high-/low-grade
    de qualité supérieure/inférieure
    low-grade imitation/literature
    imitation/littérature médiocre
    small-/large-grade eggs
    œufs de petit/gros calibre
  • 2 (School, University) (mark)
    note (f) (in en)
    to get good grades
    avoir de bonnes notes
    to get grade A ou an A grade
    avoir plus de 16 sur 20
    what are the grades required to study medicine?
    quel est le niveau requis pour faire des études en médecine?
  • 3 (in power structure) (Administration)
    (Military)
    rang (m)
    senior-/low-grade employee
    employé/-e (m/f) d'un échelon supérieur/inférieur
    a top-grade civil servant
    un fonctionnaire de haut rang
    salary grade
    échelon (m) de salaire
  • 4 (American English) (School) (class) she's in the eighth grade
    elle est en (classe de) quatrième
  • 5
    also: Grade
    (level of difficulty) grade IV piano (Music)
    niveau 4 de piano
  • 6 (American English) (gradient) on a steep grade
    dans une côte raide
  • 7 (Agriculture) (in breeding) (horse)
    demi-sang (m)
    (cow) vache (f) de croisement
    (sheep) mouton (m) de croisement

transitive verb

  • 1 (categorize) (by quality)
    classer (produce, accommodation, amenities, results) (according to selon)
    (by size) calibrer (eggs, fruit, potatoes) (according to selon)
  • 2 (School) (in level of difficulty)
    graduer (exercises, tasks, questions) (according to selon)
  • 3 (American English) (mark)
    noter (work, assignment) (from de) (to à)
  • 5 (Agriculture) (in breeding)
    améliorer [quelque chose] par sélection (animal, stock)

also: graded past participle adjective

  • (categorized)
    (tests, exercises)
    classé par ordre de difficulté
    (hotel)
    classé NN

Idioms

to make the grade

se montrer à la hauteur

Phrasal verbs

grade down

(British English) (School)
grade [something] down
abaisser (marks)

grade up

(British English) (School)
grade [something] up
relever (marks)

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