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French-English translation for: vain
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Dictionary French English: vain

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ADJ   vain | vaine | vains | vaines
ADJ   vain | vainer/more vain | vainest/most vain
SYNO   bootless | fruitless | futile ... 
vain {adj} [inutile]
vain [futile]
vain {adj} [promesses]empty [promises]
vain {adj} [démarche, discussion]fruitless
vain {adj} [effort, tentative, regrets]futile
prétentieux {adj}vain [conceited]
vaniteux {adj}vain [conceited]
impuissant {adj} [effort]vain [effort]
en vain {adv}vainly
2 Words
en vain {adv}for nothing
inutilement {adv}in vain
en vain {adv}in vain
vain mot {m} [péj.]empty word [pej.]
vaniteux {m}vain person
vaniteuse {f}vain person [female]
3 Words
en vain {adv}all for naught
en pure perte {adv}all in vain
en vain {adv}to no avail [idiom]
avoir beau faire qc.to do sth. in vain [however hard one tries]
4 Words
se révéler vainto prove (to be) futile
5+ Words
être fier comme un paon [loc.]to be as vain as a peacock [idiom]
être vaniteux comme un paon [loc.]to be as vain as a peacock [idiom]
entreprendre en vain de faire qc.to try in vain to do sth.
essayer en vain de faire qc.to try in vain to do sth.
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