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Translation of "plain" - English-French dictionary


adjective /plein/
simple or ordinary; without ornament or decoration simple plain living good, plain food.
easy to understand; clear clair His words were quite plain.
absolutely open or honest, with no attempt to be tactful franc I’ll be quite plain with you plain speaking.
obvious évident, clair It’s plain (to see) you haven’t been practising your music.
not pretty quelconque a rather plain girl.
plainly adverb
simplement; clairement
plainness noun
simplicité; clarté
plain chocolate
dark chocolate not containing milk. chocolat à croquer
plain clothes adjective (etc)
a plain-clothes job. vêtements civils; en civil
plain sailing
progress without difficulty (chose) qui va comme sur des roulettes Life is not always plain sailing.
plain-spoken adjective
speaking honestly and candidly, not trying to be tactful direct She is a very plain-spoken person who always says what she means.
(Definition of plain from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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