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British English: /ˈbɒt(ə)l/
American English: /ˈbɑdl/

Translation of bottle in French:


  • 1 (container)
    (for drinks) bouteille (f)
    (for perfume, medicine, tablets) flacon (m)
    (for baby) biberon (m)
    (for gas) bouteille (f)
    milk/whisky bottle
    bouteille (f) de lait/de whisky
    a bottle of wine
    une bouteille de vin
    ‘bring a bottle’ (to party)
    ‘prière d'apporter une bouteille’
  • 2 [figurative] [informal] (alcohol)to hit the bottle to be on the bottle to go back on the bottle
    se remettre à boire
    to take to the bottle
    se mettre à boire or à picoler [informal]

transitive verb

  • 2 (British English) (preserve)
    mettre [quelque chose] en bocal or en conserve (fruit)

also: bottled past participle adjective

Phrasal verbs

bottle out

[informal] (British English)
se dégonfler [informal]

bottle up

bottle [something] up, bottle up [something] 1.1 (hide)
étouffer (anger, despair, grief)
you shouldn't bottle things ou your feelings up
tu devrais exprimer tes sentiments
1.2 (Military, Nautical)
embouteiller (fleet)
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