(CUISINE) to dress, to trim
(=se préparer) parer à [+danger] to ward off [+inconvénient] to deal with parer à toute éventualité to be ready for every eventuality parer au plus pressé to attend to what is most urgent
(=s'habiller) to attire oneself soutenu
se parer de robes to attire oneself in robes
se parer de soieries to drape oneself in silks
[+qualité, titre] to assume
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary
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