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British English: /rak/
American English: /ræk/

Translation of rack in French:


  • 2 (torture) to put somebody on the rack
    mettre quelqu'un sur le chevalet
    to be on the rack
    être au supplice

transitive verb

  • 1 [figurative] (torment)
    (pain, guilt, fear)
    (cough, sobs)
    to be racked with guilt/with sobs
    être torturé par le remords/secoué de sanglots
    an industry racked by crisis
    une industrie très éprouvée par la crise


to rack one's brains

se creuser la cervelle

Phrasal verbs

rack up

(informal) (American English)
rack up [something]

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