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British English: /skɑː/
American English: /skɑr/

Translation of scar in French:


  • 1 [literal] [figurative]
    (from knife on face) balafre (f)
    acne scars
    traces (fpl) d'acné
    her years in prison left a permanent scar
    ses années de prison l'ont marquée à jamais
    the country still bears the scars of its violent past
    le pays porte toujours la cicatrice de son passé violent
  • 2 (crag)
    rocher (m) escarpé

transitive verb

  • p prés etc -rr-
    (physically, psychologically)
    (with knife on face) balafrer
    défigurer (landscape)
    to scar somebody for life
    laisser à quelqu'un une cicatrice permanente
    marquer quelqu'un pour la vie
    scarred by acne
    ravagé par l'acné
    society scarred by crime
    société mutilée par le crime

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -rr-
    se cicatriser
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