fidèle

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fidēlis (loyal), replaced the inherited Old French fedel, fëel (cf. French féal).

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Adjective[edit]

fidèle (plural fidèles)

  1. loyal
    Le chien était toujours fidèle à son maître.
    The dog was always loyal to his owner.
  2. faithful
    Irène est fidèle à son mari.
    Irene is faithful to her husband.
    une traduction fidèle
    a faithful translation

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Noun[edit]

fidèle m (plural fidèles)

  1. a believer
    Synonyms: croyant

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