Translation of drain in French:

drain

Pronunciation: /dreɪn/

n

  • 1 (in street) canalisation (f); (in building) canalisation (f) d'évacuation; (pipe) descente (f) d'eau; (ditch) fossé (m) d'écoulement
  • 2 (of people, skills, money) hémorragie (f) to be a drain on sb's resources épuiser les ressources de qn

vt

vi

  • 1 [liquid] s'écouler (out of, from de dans) (into dans)
  • 2 [dishes, food] s'égoutter

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