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British English: /ˈprɛz(ə)ns/
American English: /ˈprɛzəns/

Translation of presence in French:


  • 1 in somebody's presence, in the presence of somebody
    en présence de quelqu'un
    in my presence
    en ma présence
    to be admitted to somebody's presence
    être admis auprès de quelqu'un
    signed in the presence of X
    signé par-devant X
    your presence is requested at
    vous êtes prié d'assister à
  • 3 (of troops, representatives) a military/UN presence
    une présence militaire/de l'ONU
    to maintain a presence in a country
    maintenir une présence dans un pays
    a heavy police presence (in streets)
    une forte présence policière
    (at match, demonstration)
    un important service d'ordre


to make one's presence felt

ne pas passer inaperçu

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