n idéal m
→ pursuing his ideals of justice and human rights
→ She's committed to liberal ideals.
→ the Japanese ideal of female beauty
→ In Ancient Greece an oval face was the ideal of female beauty.
→ Throughout his career she remained his feminine ideal.
[person, couple] idéal (e)
→ She may hardly be an ideal companion for young children.
→ The problems in their relationship shocked me because they had always seemed the ideal couple.
the ideal person to do sth la personne idéale pour faire qch
→ I was the ideal person to take over the job.
[world, society] idéal (e)
→ In an ideal world, there would be no such thing as rubbish.
→ Their ideal society collapsed around them.
(=perfect) idéal (e)
ideal for sth idéal (e) pour qch
The conditions were ideal for racing. les conditions de course étaient idéales
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