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colour , (British) color (US)
[+thing] couleur f
→ I don't like the colour of that carpet.
What colour is it? C'est de quelle couleur?
[film, illustrations] en couleur
→ ... that marvellous sequence in colour towards the end.
to want to see the colour of sb's money vouloir voir la couleur de l'argent de qn
[+person, skin] couleur f
→ It was illegal to discriminate on the grounds of colour.
(=dye) teinture f
→ If you have grey hair, colour should be chosen carefully
→ food colour
(=liveliness) couleur f
→ The audience liked the romance and colour of the play.
[+party, club] couleurs fpl
[+army] drapeau m
to pass with flying colours réussir haut la main
to nail one's colours to the mast annoncer la couleur
to nail one's colours to sb's mast porter les couleurs de qn
to see sb in their true colours percer qn à jour
to show one's true colours se montrer sous son vrai jour
→ ... french polish that has been cunningly coloured.
→ Does she colour her hair?
[+picture] (with paint)
peindre , (with crayons)
→ Anger had coloured her judgement.
color etc (US) →
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