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Translation of overflow in French:


British English: /ˈəʊvəfləʊ/
American English: /ˈoʊvərˌfloʊ/
  • 1 (surplus) the overflow of students/passengers
    les étudiants/les passagers en surnombre
    our school takes in the overflow from other areas
    notre école accueille les élèves en surnombre dans les régions voisines

transitive verb

British English: /əʊvəˈfləʊ/
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈfloʊ/
  • (river)
    inonder (banks)
    déborder de (stadium, theatre)

intransitive verb

British English: /əʊvəˈfləʊ/
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈfloʊ/
  • (bath, bin, river, water)
    déborder (into dans) (onto sur)
    (crowd, refugees)
    they overflowed onto the steps/into the streets
    ils ont débordé sur les marches/dans les rues
    to be full to overflowing
    (bath, bowl)
    (room, theatre)
    être plein à craquer
    to overflow with [figurative]
    déborder de (gratitude, love)

also: overflowingPronunciation: /ˌəʊvəˈfləʊɪŋ/ present participle adjective

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