Translation of "opinion" - English-French dictionary


noun countableopinion /əˈpɪnyən/
what sb thinks or believes about sth or sb
opinion feminine , avis masculine

What's your opinion of the new boss?
Quelle est ton opinion sur le nouveau patron ?

to have a high/low opinion of sth/sb
avoir une haute/piètre opinion de qqch/qqn

I haven't been asked to give my opinion.
On ne m'a pas demandé de donner mon avis.

In my opinion, they should never have bought that house.
A mon avis, ils n'auraient jamais dû acheter cette maison.
a difference of opinion
when people do not agree
une divergence d'opinion

a difference of opinion about what we should do next
une divergence d'opinion quant à ce que nous devrions faire ensuite
public opinion
the opinion of most people in a society
opinion publique

The White House would be foolish to ignore public opinion on this matter.
La Maison Blanche serait stupide d'ignorer l'opinion publique sur cette affaire.

(Translation of “opinion” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /əˈpinjən/

what a person thinks or believes

My opinions about education have changed.

a (professional) judgement, usually of a doctor, lawyer etc

He wanted a second opinion on his illness.

what one thinks of the worth or value of someone or something

I have a very high opinion of his work.
be of the opinion (that)

to think

être d’avis que
He is of the opinion that nothing more can be done.
in my ( your etc opinion)

according to what I, you etc think

à mon/votre, etc. avis
In my opinion, he’s right.
a matter of opinion

something about which different people (may) have different opinions

affaire d’opinion
Whether it is better to marry young or not is a matter of opinion.

(Translation of “opinion” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)