French translation of 'likeness'
1. (= similarity) ressemblance f
a likeness between une ressemblance entre
to bear a likeness to sb avoir une ressemblance avec qn
2. (= photo, portrait)
to be a good likeness être très ressemblant(e)
She says the artist’s impression is an excellent likeness of her abductor. Elle dit que le portrait de son ravisseur est très ressemblant.
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More than 50 works show his ability to capture a likeness.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Naturally, their parents thought the photograph was the worst likeness they had seen.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Do you see the likeness, my dear?Richard Temple (2006 (1962))
It is not very consoling to have one 's own likeness.Middlemarch (1872)
It's not about producing a good likeness but going over the motions.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Do you see any likeness in that to what occurred?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He asked,'Can you see any likeness?The Sun (2009)
She sent me photos but I can't see any likeness.The Sun (2015)
The only set of cells bearing a near likeness were from an umbilical cord frozen in Tokyo.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Visitors will be shown how to build their own microscope that will allow them to see the creatures' likeness to bears.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: likeness NOUN
If two things or people have a likeness to each other, they are similar to each other.
These myths have a startling likeness to one another.
Translation of likeness from the Collins English to French Dictionary