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Pronunciation: /fɔ̃/

Translation of fond in English:


  • 5regarder qn au fond des yeux (suspiciously) to give sb a searching look elle a un bon fond she's very good at heart
  • 7un fond de porto a drop of port
  • 8 [Naut] il y a 20 mètres de fond the water is 20 metres (BrE) deep
  • 9 [Sport] épreuve de fond long-distance event

phr (à fond)

  • 1connaître qch à fond to be an expert in sth être à fond pour [fam], to support wholeheartedly respirer à fond to breathe deeply mettre la radio à fond to turn the radio right up
  • 2 [fam] rouler à fond to drive at top speed


fond d'artichaut

  • artichoke bottom

fond de teint

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