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French translation of “gilt”

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gilt

noun /ɡilt/
a gold or gold-like substance
dorure; doré
a tiny vase covered with gilt (also adjective) a gilt brooch.
gilt-edged adjective safe to invest in and certain to produce interest
de tout repos
gilt-edged stocks.
Translations of “gilt”
in Spanish dorado…
in German die Vergoldung, vergoldet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 表面, 鍍金, 鍍銀…
in Russian позолота…
in Turkish altın kaplama, yaldızlı kaplama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 表面, 镀金, 镀银…
in Polish złocenie…
(Definition of gilt from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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