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British English: /tɑː/
American English: /tɑr/

Translation of tar in French:


  • 3 (in cigarettes)before n tar content
    taux (m) de goudron
    low-/high-tar cigarette
    cigarette (f) à faible/forte teneur en goudrons

transitive verb

  • p prés etc -rr-
    goudronner (road, roof, fence, timber)


to tar and feather somebody

enduire quelqu'un de goudron et de plumes

to tar everyone with the same brush

mettre tout le monde dans le même sac
they're tarred with the same brush
ils sont à mettre dans le même sac

to spoil the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar

tout gâcher pour s'économiser quelques sous

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