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British English: /ˈdamp(ə)n/
American English: /ˈdæmpən/

Translation of dampen in French:

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative]
    refroidir (enthusiasm, optimism, ardour)
    amenuiser (hopes, resolve)
    to dampen somebody's spirits
    décourager quelqu'un
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