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British English: /pəːs/
American English: /pərs/

Translation of purse in French:


  • 3 [figurative] (resources)
    moyens mpl
    it's beyond my purse
    c'est au-delà de mes moyens
  • 4 (prize)
    somme (f) d'argent, prix (m)


to hold/loosen/tighten the purse-strings

tenir/délier/serrer les cordons de la bourse

to purse one's lips

faire une moue désapprobatrice
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