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British English: /rɪˈsɛs/
, /ˈriːsɛs/
American English: /ˈriˌsɛs/
, /rə-ˈsɛs/

Translation of recess in French:


also: recesses plural noun

  • the recesses of
    les recoins (mpl) de
    (cupboard, room, building, cave)
    in the recesses of her mind/her memory
    dans les recoins de son esprit/sa mémoire
    in the deepest recesses of his heart
    au plus profond de son cœur

transitive verb

  • 2 (American English) (interrupt)
    (meeting, hearing)

intransitive verb

  • (American English) (Law, Politics)
    suspendre les séances

also: recessed past participle adjective

  • (Construction)
    (bath, cupboard, seat, lighting)

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