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British English: /plaŋk/
American English: /plæŋk/

Translation of plank in French:


  • 1 [literal] to walk the plank (Nautical, History)
    être exécuté par noyade
  • 2 [figurative] (of policy, argument) to form the main ou central plank of
    être la pierre angulaire de


to be as thick as two (short) planks

en tenir une couche [informal]

Phrasal verbs

plank down

plank down [something], plank [something] down
faire du bruit en posant (chair, case, money)
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