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English translation of 'pilule'

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[pilyl ]
feminine noun
1.  pill
une pilule difficile à avaler (figurative) a hard pill to swallow
2.  (also: pilule contraceptive) pill
prendre la pilule to be on the pill

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Example Sentences Including 'pilule'

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En tout cas, le lendemain, je me suis précipitée sur la pilule retard.
Marie Claire
Le stérilet et la stérilisation jouent un grand rôle en Tunisie, tandis que la pilule domine au Maroc et en Algérie.
Le Monde (2000)
Les tests de la petite pilule bleue auprès de 600 patients de Pékin, Shanghaï et Wuhan ne sont pas achevés.
Le Monde (1999)
Mais ce n'est pas par ignorance de la réalité que les jeunes diplômés avalent ainsi la pilule.
Le Monde (2002)
Pour les hommes la " libération " évoquée parla pilule peut être une remise en question.
Mimoun, Sylvain Des maux pour le dire

Trends of 'pilule'

Used Occasionally. pilule is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'pilule' in Other Languages

British English: pill /pɪl/ NOUN
Pills are small solid round masses of medicine or vitamins that you swallow.
Why do I have to take all these pills?
  • American English: pill
  • Arabic: حَبَّةُ دَوَاء
  • Brazilian Portuguese: comprimido
  • Chinese: 药丸
  • Croatian: pilula
  • Czech: pilulka
  • Danish: pille
  • Dutch: pil
  • European Spanish: pastilla
  • Finnish: pilleri
  • French: pilule
  • German: Pille
  • Greek: χάπι
  • Italian: compressa
  • Japanese: 丸薬
  • Korean: 알약
  • Norwegian: pille
  • Polish: pigułka
  • European Portuguese: comprimido
  • Romanian: pastilă
  • Russian: пилюля
  • Latin American Spanish: pastilla
  • Swedish: piller
  • Thai: ยา
  • Turkish: hap
  • Ukrainian: пігулка
  • Vietnamese: viên thuốc


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