French translation of 'eternity'
1. (= endless time) éternité f
2. (= very long time)
for an eternity une éternité
The war continued for an eternity. La guerre a duré une éternité.
It seemed to last for an eternity. Cela a duré une éternité.
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Example Sentences Including 'eternity'
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I don't want the poor thing to be scrunched up for all eternity.DEVIL'S CLAW (2002)
He stood and stared at Jett for what seemed like an eternity.DEAD BEAT (2002)
The one who had existed only then, in that darkened car, for fifteen short minutes of eternity.COMPULSION (2002)
There was no disguising the fact that the plot where Lillian Wallace's bones were to rest for eternity had been hastily put together.AMAGANSETT (2002)
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'eternity' in Other Languages
British English: eternity /ɪˈtɜːnɪtɪ/ NOUN
Eternity is time without an end, or a state of existence outside time, especially the state which some people believe they will pass into after they have died.
I have always been frightened by the idea of eternity.
- American English: eternity
- Arabic: خُلُود
- Brazilian Portuguese: eternidade
- Chinese: 永远
- Croatian: vječnost
- Czech: věčnost
- Danish: evighed
- Dutch: eeuwigheid
- European Spanish: eternidad
- Finnish: ikuisuus
- French: éternité
- German: Ewigkeit
- Greek: αιωνιότητα
- Italian: eternità
- Japanese: 永遠性
- Korean: 영원
- Norwegian: evighet
- Polish: wieczność
- European Portuguese: eternidade
- Romanian: eternitate
- Russian: вечность
- Spanish: eternidad
- Swedish: evighet
- Thai: นิรันดร
- Turkish: sonsuz
- Ukrainian: вічність
- Vietnamese: sự vĩnh viễn
Translation of eternity from the Collins English to French Dictionary