French translation of 'confident'
1. (= self-assured)
[person] sûr(e) de soi ⧫ assuré(e)
She seems quite confident. Elle a l’air sûre d’elle.
2. (= certain) sûr(e)
to be confident (that) ... être sûr(e) que ...
I’m confident everything will be okay. Je suis sûr que tout ira bien.
to be confident of sth être sûr(e) de qch
to be confident about sth avoir confiance en qch
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Example Sentences Including 'confident'
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He said that he was confident the business could be sold by the end of next week.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It said that the number of businesses less confident about prospects over the next 12 months continues to overtake the number who expect conditions to improve.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
People borrow when they are feeling confident about their jobs, incomes and prospects.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We now have the support of a fantastic group of shareholders who are confident in this business and want to support its growth.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Be bold, be confident and be seen.The Sun (2015)
Britain now has a generation of entrepreneurs who are hungry for success and confident that a growing economy will support them.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But the camera moves seem more confident this time and the soundtrack more unsettling.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Its backers are confident of success this time.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Nationally, nearly half of parents say they do not feel confident of doing the job properly.The Sun (2016)
Research published recently backs claims that a confident manner in a doctor does influence how well a patient does.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She has always made me feel very confident.The Sun (2016)
The lines are confident and bold; the animals are vital and alive.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The range is flattering too, with a minimal look to help you feel confident and supported.The Sun (2017)
This did not alarm her, as her confident manner shows.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You can come across as confident without seeming conceited.The Sun (2012)
You feel confident when it comes to love and a whirlwind romance could be in store.The Sun (2016)
Bazalgette is confident the time is right to take the premise and road test it.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But I'm confident results will come.The Sun (2017)
He is in better mental and physical shape this time and is confident enough to be looking farther afield.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I knew they would come here confident.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Yet this still feels a confident group who are now built on firm foundations.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You now see a guy who is very confident in the way things are going.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It's important to be bold and confident.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His nonchalant and quietly confident manner takes on a harder edge only when he talks about competing.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I loved the confident way he carried himself.The Sun (2016)
It is vitally important that witnesses and possible victims feel confident to come forward.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Then he should feel confident about becoming more tactile with you.The Sun (2008)
Traditional advice is not to bid grand slams unless you are extremely confident of success.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Try to handle this in a confident way.The Sun (2014)
We are confident of the way we are playing.The Sun (2007)
And he is feeling more confident than he has for many months.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Investors have also become more confident of the business outlook.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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'confident' in Other Languages
British English: confident /ˈkɒnfɪdənt/ ADJECTIVE
If you are confident about something, you are certain that it will happen in the way you want it to.
I'm confident that we will succeed.
- American English: confident
- Arabic: واثِق
- Brazilian Portuguese: confiante
- Chinese: 确信的
- Croatian: uvjeren
- Czech: jistý
- Danish: selvsikker
- Dutch: overtuigd
- European Spanish: seguro
- Finnish: luottavainen
- French: sûr de soi
- German: selbstsicher
- Greek: σίγουρος
- Italian: fiducioso
- Japanese: 確信して
- Korean: 확신하는
- Norwegian: trygg
- Polish: pewny przekonany
- European Portuguese: confiante
- Romanian: încrezător
- Russian: уверенный
- Spanish: seguro de sí mismo
- Swedish: självsäker
- Thai: มั่นใจ
- Turkish: kendine güvenen
- Ukrainian: впевнений
- Vietnamese: tự tin
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Translation of confident from the Collins English to French Dictionary