would in the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

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would <nég wouldn't> [Brit wʊd, wəd, Am wʊd, wəd, (ə)d] VERB modal a. 'd When would is used with a verb in English to form the conditional tense, would + verb is translated by the present conditional of the appropriate verb in French and would have + verb by the past conditional of the appropriate verb: I would do it if I had time = je le ferais si j'avais le temps; I would have done it if I had had time = je l'aurais fait si j'avais eu le temps; he said he would fetch the car = il a dit qu'il irait chercher la voiture.
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1. would (in sequence of past tenses, in reported speech):

2. would (in conditional statements):

3. would (expressing willingness to act):

5. would (expressing desire, preference):

6. would (in polite requests or proposals):

would-be [Brit ˈwʊdbi, Am ˈwʊd ˌbi] ADJ

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1. would pt of will

See also will2, will1

will1 <would, would> [wɪl] VERB aux

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