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dump
British English: /dʌmp/
American English: /dəmp/

Translation of dump in French:

noun

  • 1 (public)
    décharge (f) publique
  • 3 (Military)arms/munitions dump
    dépôt (m) d'armes/de munitions
  • 4
    [informal]
    [pejorative] (town, village)
    (house)
    baraque (informal) (f) minable
    (hotel)
    hôtel (m) minable
  • 6
    [vulgar]
    (American English) to take a dump
    (vulgar)

transitive verb

  • 2 (sell) See examples: to dump goods on the market
    (on home market)
    écouler des produits à bas prix
  • 4
    [informal]
    (put down)
    (bag, object)
  • 5 (Computing)
    clicher, faire un vidage de
    (data)

Idioms

[informal]
to be down in the dumps

Phrasal verbs

dump on

(informal)
dump on [somebody] (slang) (American English)
traiter [quelqu'un] comme du poisson pourri
(informal)

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