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puzzle
British English: /ˈpʌz(ə)l/
American English: /ˈpəzəl/

Translation of puzzle in French:

noun

  • 1 (mystery) it's a puzzle to me how/why
    je n'arrive pas à comprendre comment/pourquoi
    it's a bit of a puzzle (informal) (British English)
    c'est un peu mystérieux

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • to puzzle over something
    réfléchir à quelque chose

Phrasal verbs

puzzle out

puzzle out [something], puzzle [something] out
deviner (identity, meaning)

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