English translation of 'cosmétique'
Example Sentences Including 'cosmétique'
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Et, à son tour, la cosmétique s'empare du marché de la forme.Le Monde (2001)
Mais le henné est, bien sûr, le cosmétique par excellence de la chevelure.Marie Claire
Pour exploiter leurs propriétés, la cosmétique n'hésite pas réduire en poussière métaux et gemmes précieux comme de simples ingrédients.Le Monde (2001)
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'cosmétique' in Other Languages
British English: cosmetic ADJECTIVE
If you describe measures or changes as cosmetic, you mean they improve the appearance of a situation or thing but do not change its basic nature, and you are usually implying that they are inadequate.
It is a cosmetic measure which will do nothing to help the situation long term.
Translation of cosmétique from the Collins French to English
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