English translation of 'amateur'
1. (= non professionnel) amateur
musicien amateur amateur musician
sportif amateur amateur sportsman
en amateur as a hobby
Il fait de la photo en amateur. He’s an amateur photographer. ⧫ He takes photos as a hobby.
2. (pejorative) (pas sérieux) amateur
C’est un amateur. He’s an amateur.
en amateur amateurishly
3. (qui apprécie)
un amateur de sport a sports enthusiast
un amateur de musique a music lover
C’est un amateur de musique. He’s a music lover.
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Example Sentences Including 'amateur'
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Il pratiquait la psychanalyse sans chichis, en amateur éclairé, ses clients n'avaient pas besoin de s'allonger pour causer.Béloni
Jaloux, je lui avais expliqué qu'elle n'avait aucune chance de séduire un amateur de garçons.Les anges et les faucons
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'amateur' in Other Languages
British English: amateur /ˈæmətə; -tʃə; -ˌtjʊə; ˌæməˈtɜː/ NOUN
An amateur is someone who does a particular activity as a hobby, not as a job.
He continued racing for another year as an amateur.
- American English: amateur
- Arabic: هَاوٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: amador
- Chinese: 业余爱好者
- Croatian: amater
- Czech: amatér
- Danish: amatør
- Dutch: amateur
- European Spanish: aficionado
- Finnish: amatööri
- French: amateur
- German: Amateur
- Greek: ερασιτέχνης
- Italian: dilettante
- Japanese: アマチュア
- Korean: 아마추어
- Norwegian: amatør
- Polish: amator
- European Portuguese: amador
- Romanian: amator
- Russian: любитель
- Spanish: aficionado
- Swedish: amatör
- Thai: มือสมัครเล่น
- Turkish: amatör
- Ukrainian: любитель
- Vietnamese: người nghiệp dư
British English: fan /fæn/ NOUN
If you are a fan of someone or something, you admire them and are very interested in them.
Fans of the actor will love this movie.
- American English: fan
- Arabic: مُعْجَب
- Brazilian Portuguese: fã
- Chinese: 迷
- Croatian: ljubitelj
- Czech: fanoušek
- Danish: fan
- Dutch: fan
- European Spanish: fan
- Finnish: tuuletin
- French: amateur
- German: Ventilator
- Greek: ανεμιστήρας
- Italian: ventilatore
- Japanese: 扇風機
- Korean: 선풍기
- Norwegian: vifte
- Polish: wentylator
- European Portuguese: ventoinha
- Romanian: fan
- Russian: поклонник
- Spanish: admirador
- Swedish: fläkt ventilationsapparat
- Thai: พัดลม
- Turkish: vantilatör
- Ukrainian: прихильник
- Vietnamese: người hâm mộ
British English: amateur ADJECTIVE
Amateur sports or activities are done by people as a hobby and not as a job.
...the local amateur dramatics society.
Translation of amateur from the Collins French to English
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