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British English: /ˈrɒkɪt/
American English: /ˈrɑkət/

Translation of rocket in French:


  • 1 (spacecraft, firework) to take off like a rocket
    before n (research, technology)
    de lancement de fusées
  • 2 (Military)
    before n (range)
    de lancement de fusées

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (price, profit, level, value)
    monter en flèche
    to rocket from 10 to 100/by 400%
    grimper de 10 à 100/de 400%
  • 2 (person, vehicle) to rocket ou go rocketing past something
    passer en trombe devant quelque chose
    to rocket to fame
    accéder rapidement à la célébrité


to give somebody a rocket

[informal] (British English)
sonner les cloches à quelqu'un [informal]
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