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Translation of "may" - English-French dictionary

may

/mei/ ( negative short form mayn’t /ˈmeiənt/)
to have the permission to pouvoir You may go home now.
used to express a possibility in the present or future se pouvoir que He may be here, I don’t know.
used to express a wish fasse le ciel que May you live a long and happy life.
may as well
might as well. autant dire
may have
used to express a possibility in the past il se peut que He may have been here, but we cannot be sure.
(Definition of may from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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