French translation of 'perfect'
noun or adjective
1. (= faultless) parfait(e)
Chantal speaks perfect English. Chantal parle un anglais parfait.
2. (= excellent) [opportunity, place, example] parfait(e) (often before n)
Their win was a perfect example of teamwork. Leur victoire était un parfait exemple de travail d’équipe.
to be a perfect fit (= just the right size) aller parfaitement
3. (= ideal) parfait(e)
perfect for sb/sth [person, situation, activity] parfait pour qn/qch
Lino is perfect for kitchens because it’s easy to wash. Le lino est parfait pour les cuisines car facile à laver.
The weather was perfect for a picnic. Le temps était parfait pour un pique-nique.
4. (= complete) parfait(e) (before n)
He’s a perfect stranger to me. C’est un parfait inconnu pour moi.
You’re behaving like a perfect idiot. Tu te comportes comme un parfait imbécile.
It makes perfect sense. C’est parfaitement logique.
the perfect (= tense) ≈ le passé composé
[pəʳˈfɛkt ]transitive verb
1. [English, French] perfectionner
2. [technique, method, system] perfectionner
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Example Sentences Including 'perfect'
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He was also a perfect fit for a business about to change rapidly.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The two goods are perfect substitutes for one individual and perfect complements for the other individual.Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)
But it became a perfect opportunity to put that empathy into action.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Everyone has jumped on this suggestion as some kind of perfect solution.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
No one is perfect but you need trust and respect for your partner.The Sun (2016)
Perfect for messing about on the river.The Sun (2013)
Snow is on its way and this is the perfect solution.The Sun (2014)
So here is an almost perfect house in an exceptional location.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Then she realised she already had the perfect personal trainers.The Sun (2012)
There is no perfect system of voting.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They have no interest in the past and their language has no perfect tense.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Things were perfect - close, loving.The Sun (2016)
This apparently baffling arrangement turns out to make perfect sense.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is the moral of the fairytale about the perfect woman.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is the perfect bargain to take you from day through to night.The Sun (2009)
We were huge fans before this and she was a perfect fit for the song.The Sun (2016)
Will cooking on a salt slab make the perfect steak?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was my birthday weekend and that was the perfect present.The Sun (2011)
Of course, the system isn't perfect.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Our natural flow of energy always moves towards perfect health and wellbeing.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We have to help people to make sure their day is perfect.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Does he not already have the perfect job?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It feels like the perfect end to a perfect day.The Sun (2017)
It seemed the perfect opportunity when my husband proposed.The Sun (2013)
The perfect place to brew cider.The Sun (2015)
There is pressure to be the perfect woman at home and in careers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Things were perfect between us before that.The Sun (2016)
This is a perfect example of how dangerous he still is.The Sun (2013)
This is the perfect time and place to get to know your colleagues a bit better.The Sun (2016)
With that in mind, here are my tips for changing your perfect house into a perfect home.The Sun (2014)
You can almost feel the perfect fit.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Your perfect match may work in a health context or be linked to the sports world.The Sun (2010)
The perfect kitchen is always as clean and tidy as the day it was installed.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But no one is perfect at home.Christianity Today (2000)
Your body has its own clock that keeps perfect time.Self-Hypnosis (1994)
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'perfect' in Other Languages
British English: perfect /ˈpɜːfɪkt/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is perfect is as good as it can possibly be.
He spoke perfect English.
- American English: perfect
- Arabic: تَامٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perfeito
- Chinese: 完美的
- Croatian: savršen
- Czech: dokonalý
- Danish: perfekt
- Dutch: perfect
- European Spanish: perfecto
- Finnish: täydellinen
- French: parfait
- German: perfekt
- Greek: τέλειος
- Italian: perfetto
- Japanese: 完璧な
- Korean: 완벽한
- Norwegian: perfekt
- Polish: doskonały
- European Portuguese: perfeito
- Romanian: perfect
- Russian: совершенный
- Spanish: perfecto
- Swedish: perfekt
- Thai: ถูกต้อง
- Turkish: mükemmel
- Ukrainian: досконалий
- Vietnamese: hoàn thiện
British English: perfect VERB
If you perfect something, you improve it so that it becomes as good as it can possibly be.
We perfected a hand-signal system so that he could keep me informed of hazards.
Translation of perfect from the Collins English to French Dictionary