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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 [figurative]
    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 [informal]

Phrasal verbs

rack up

[informal] (American English)
rack up [something]
décrocher (victory)
marquer (points)
remporter (success)
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