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prét -took pp -taken
British English: /əʊvəˈteɪk/
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈteɪk/

Translation of overtake in French:

transitive verb

  • 3 [figurative]
    (disaster, change, misfortune)
    frapper (project, country)
    (fear, surprise)
    saisir (person)
    surprendre (person)
    he was overtaken by ou with fear
    il fut saisi par la peur
    utter weariness overtook me
    un complet abattement s'est emparé de moi [formal]
    to be overtaken by events
    être pris de vitesse
  • 4 [figurative] (take the lead over)
    dépasser (team, economy)
  • 5 (supplant)
    (problem, question)
    prendre le pas sur
    his fear was overtaken by embarrassment
    sa peur faisait place à de la gêne

intransitive verb

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