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Pronunciation: /otɑ̃/

Translation of autant in English:


  • il n'a jamais autant neigé it has never snowed so much je t'aime toujours autant I still love you as much essaie d'en faire autant try and do the same je les hais tous autant qu'ils sont I hate every single one of them j'aime autant partir tout de suite I'd rather leave straight away autant dire que la réunion est annulée in other words the meeting is cancelled (BrE) autant parler à un mur you might as well be talking to the wall autant que je sache as far as I know autant que tu peux as much as you can

quantif (autant de)

  • 1autant de cadeaux so many presents il y a autant de femmes que d'hommes there are as many women as (there are) men
  • 2autant de gentillesse such kindness je n'ai pas eu autant de chance que lui I haven't had as much luck as he has

phr (d'autant)

  • cela va permettre de réduire d'autant les coûts de production this will allow an equivalent reduction in production costs d'autant plus! all the more reason! d'autant moins even less, all the less d'autant que all the more so as

phr (pour autant)

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