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British English: /ˈflat(ə)n/
American English: /ˈflætn/

Translation of flatten in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (level)
    (rain, storm)
    coucher (crops, grass)
    abattre (tree, fence)
    (bombing, earthquake)
    raser (building, town)
    he flattened him with a single punch
    il l'a étendu raide (informal) d'un seul coup de poing
    he'll flatten you (informal)!
    il va te casser la figure (informal)!
  • 3 (crush)
    écraser (animal, fruit, hat, box etc)
  • 4
    [figurative] (beat)
    écraser (person, team)
  • 6 (British English) (Automobile, Electricity)
    user (radio battery)
    décharger (car battery)

intransitive verb

reflexive verb

  • to flatten oneself
    s'aplatir (against contre) (wall, door etc)

also: flattened past participle adjective

  • (shape, nose, head)
    (box, can)
    (by rain, storm) (grass, weeds)
    (by earthquake, bombs) (building, district)

Phrasal verbs

flatten out

1 flatten out
(slope, road, ground)
(graph, curve, flight path)
se redresser
(growth, exports, decline)
se stabiliser
2 flatten out [something], flatten [something] out
aplanir (ground, road)
he flattened the map out on the table
il a étalé la carte bien à plat sur la table

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