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bulge
British English: /bʌldʒ/
American English: /bəldʒ/

Translation of bulge in French:

noun

  • 2 (Statistics) a demographic/statistical bulge
    une poussée démographique/statistique
  • 3 (increase) a bulge in the birth/unemployment rate
    une augmentation du taux de natalité/chômage
  • 4 (Military) the battle of the Bulge
    (History, Military)
    la bataille des Ardennes
    [figurative] [humorous]
    la bataille contre les kilos superflus

intransitive verb

  • (bag, pocket)
    être gonflé
    (wallet)
    être bourré
    (surface)
    se boursoufler
    (stomach)
    ballonner
    (cheeks)
    être gonflé
    his eyes were bulging out of their sockets
    ses yeux lui sortaient de la tête
    to be bulging with
    (bag, vehicle, wardrobe)
    être bourré de
    (book, building)
    être rempli de
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