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The French word "Absolument" explained

On this page, we are going to explain you everything you ever wanted to know about the basic French word "Absolument". To be more precise, it includes a detailed guide of what it is and how you can use it in everyday life with an audio example. And also the useful stuff we sprinkled like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example and more!

French to English

  • Translation : Absolutely

  • Register : Formal - Basic

How to pronounce it?



  • IPA : / apsɔlymɑ̃ /

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Finally, let's see an example in a parallel story with slow audio.

Un somnambule

A sleep walker

Emily se réveille au milieu de la nuit à cause d'un bruit étrange venant de la cuisine...
Emily wakes up in the middle of the night because of a weird noise coming from the kitchen...
Elle se lève et va voir dans la cuisine.
She gets up and goes to the kitchen.
Quand elle entre dans la cuisine, elle trouve Philippe, en train de cuisiner.
When she enters the kitchen, she finds Philippe, cooking.
Elle l'appelle par son nom...
She calls him by his name...
Il ne répond pas. Alors Emily se rapproche de lui...
He doesn't answer. So Emily comes closer to him...
Elle comprend soudainement que Philippe n'est pas réveillé... il est somnambule !
She suddenly realizes that Philippe isn't awake... he is sleepwalking!


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Je vais me coucher


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J'ai faim

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