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British English: /aʊtˈɡrəʊ/
American English: /ˌaʊtˈɡroʊ/

Translation of outgrow in French:

transitive verb prét outgrew pp outgrown

  • 1 (grow too big for)
    devenir trop grand pour
    the population has outgrown its resources
    la croissance de la population a rendu ses ressources insuffisantes
  • 2 (grow too old for)
    se lasser de [quelque chose] avec le temps
    don't worry he'll outgrow it
    ne t'inquiète pas ça lui passera
  • 3 (grow taller than)
    devenir plus grand que

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