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lightning
British English: /ˈlʌɪtnɪŋ/
American English: /ˈlaɪtnɪŋ/

Translation of lightning in French:

noun

  • 1
    uncountable
    (in sky)
    éclairs
    mpl
    a flash ou stroke of lightning
    un éclair

adjective

Idioms

as fast ou quick as lightning

lightning never strikes twice (in the same place)

like a flash of lightning

like greased lightning

like a streak of lightning

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