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Translation of "breath" - English-French dictionary

breath

noun /breθ/
the air drawn into, and then sent out from, the lungs haleine My dog’s breath smells terrible.
an act of breathing respiration, inspiration Take a deep breath.
breathless adjective
having difficulty in breathing normally essoufflé His asthma makes him breathless He was breathless after climbing the hill.
breathlessly adverb
en haletant
breathlessness noun
essoufflement
hold one’s breath
to stop breathing (often because of anxiety or to avoid being heard) retenir son souffle He held his breath as he watched the daring acrobat.
out of breath
breathless (through running etc) essouflé I’m out of breath after climbing all these stairs.
under one’s breath
in a whisper à voix basse He swore under his breath.
breath is a noun: He held his breath. breathe is a verb: He found it difficult to breathe.
(Definition of breath from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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