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British English: /drəʊn/
American English: /droʊn/

Translation of drone in French:


transitive verb

  • ‘as you like,’ he droned
    ‘comme vous voulez,’ débita-t-il d'un ton monotone

intransitive verb

  • (engine)
    parler d'un ton monotone
    bombers droned overhead
    des bombardiers passaient en vrombissant dans le ciel

Phrasal verbs

drone on

faire de longs discours rasants
(informal) about sur

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