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British English: /bruːd/
American English: /brud/

Translation of brood in French:


intransitive verb

  • 1 (ponder) to brood about ou on ou over
    (problem, event, disappointment)
    there's no point (in) brooding about things
    ça ne sert à rien de ressasser toutes ces choses

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