scar


scar
scar [{{t}}skɑ:(r)] (pt & pp scarred, cont scarring)
1 noun
(a) (from wound, surgery) cicatrice f; (from deep cut on face) balafre f;
to have acne scars avoir des traces d'acné
(b) {{}}figurative{{}} (on land, painted surface, tree) cicatrice f, marque f; (emotional, psychological) cicatrice f;
the scars of battle les traces fpl de la bataille;
the mine was like an ugly scar on the landscape la mine déparait terriblement le paysage;
the city still bears the scars of its divided past/the bombing la ville porte encore les cicatrices d'un passé de divisions/du bombardement;
he carried the (mental) scars for the rest of his life il est resté marqué à vie
(c) (rock) rocher m escarpé; (in river) écueil m
2 transitive verb
(a) (skin, face) laisser une cicatrice sur; (with knife etc) balafrer;
his hands were badly scarred il avait sur les mains de profondes cicatrices;
smallpox had scarred his face il avait le visage grêlé par la variole
(b) {{}}figurative{{}} marquer;
the paintwork was badly scarred la peinture était tout éraflée;
to be scarred for life (person → by experience etc) être marqué à vie;
war-scarred (country etc) dévasté par la guerre
3 intransitive verb
(form scar) se cicatriser; (leave scar) laisser une cicatrice
►► scar tissue tissu m cicatriciel
scar over intransitive verb
(form scar) former une cicatrice; (close up) se cicatriser

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