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French translation: curé

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English term or phrase:priest
French translation:curé
Entered by: Fernando Muela
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19:12 Aug 5, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: priest
Father Greene was the parish priest in the 1940s.
Courtney
curé
Explanation:
"L'abbé Greene était le curé de la paroisse dans les années 40"
"The parish priest", c'est le "curé de la paroisse", pas le "prêtre".
Dictionnaire Petit Robert.
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Fernando Muela
Spain
Local time: 07:30
Grading comment
Thanks a bunch! Merci beaucoup!
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nacuré
Fernando Muela
naprêtre
Kateabc
nacuré (Catholic), pasteur (Protestant)
Parrot
na -1"Cure" ou "pasteur"yacine


  

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4 mins
curé (Catholic), pasteur (Protestant)


Explanation:
as per Oxford Hachette.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 07:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4
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12 mins
prêtre


Explanation:
This is another option.

Kateabc
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 36
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3 hrs
curé


Explanation:
"L'abbé Greene était le curé de la paroisse dans les années 40"
"The parish priest", c'est le "curé de la paroisse", pas le "prêtre".
Dictionnaire Petit Robert.


Fernando Muela
Spain
Local time: 07:30
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 98
Grading comment
Thanks a bunch! Merci beaucoup!
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
"Cure" ou "pasteur"


Explanation:
the first one is for the Catholics.
The second one is for the protestants.
By the name of the parish priest, I would say, he is protestant so the second term would be more appropriate.
I hope I am right.
i hope it helps you out.
Yacine


yacine
Local time: 07:30
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 157

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Kateabc: It is the Catholic faith that uses the term "Father" to name their priests.
6 hrs
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