There are 2 main translations of jeune in English:

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Pronunciation: / ʒœn /


  • 2 (cadet) (avant n)
    (frère, sœur, fils, fille)
    c'est mon jeune frère
    he's my younger brother
    leur plus jeune fille
    their youngest daughter
    être plus jeune que quelqu'un
    to be younger than somebody
    être moins jeune que quelqu'un
    to be older than somebody
    Pline le Jeune
    Pliny the Younger
  • 5
    (insuffisant) See examples: une bouteille pour six, c'est un peu jeune!
    one bottle between six people, that's not much!

nom masculin et féminin


  • s'habiller jeune
    to wear young styles
    se coiffer jeune
    to wear one's hair in a young style
    faire jeune (personne)
    to look young
    ça fait jeune de porter un jean
    wearing jeans makes you look young


jeune cadre dynamique

  • dynamic young executive

jeune fille

jeune loup

  • up-and-coming executive

jeune pousse

jeune premier

  • (Théâtre, Cinéma)
    romantic lead

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There are 2 main translations of jeune in English:

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Pronunciation: / ʒøn /

nom masculin

  • 2 (période)
    period of fasting

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