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From French succès. Compare Danish succes, Norwegian Bokmål suksess.


  • IPA(key): /sʉk.seː/, [sɵkˈseː]



succé c

  1. a great success (with an audience or some other group of people); a hit, a smash, etc.
    Föreställningen blev en succé
    The show was a great success (a big hit with the audience)
    Nisse har gjort succé med sin kebabsås
    Nisse's kebab sauce has been a big hit ("Nisse has made great success (with customers) with his kebab sauce")
    Stigs ståuppnummer på festen blev en succé
    Stig's stand-up routine at the party was a great success

Usage notes


English success can partly be considered a false (semi-)friend. Framgång is closer to success in a more neutral sense.


Declension of succé 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative succé succén succéer succéerna
Genitive succés succéns succéers succéernas

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