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rot
British English: /rɒt/
American English: /rɑt/

Translation of rot in French:

noun

  • 1 [literal]
    [figurative]
    the rot in the system
    le mal qui ronge le système
    to stop the rot
    [figurative]
    arrêter le mal or la gangrène
    the rot set in when…
    les choses ont commencé à se gâter quand…
  • 2
    [informal]
    [dated]
    (British English) (rubbish)
    balivernes
    (dated) fpl, fpl
    to talk rot
  • 3 (Veterinary science)
    piétin (m)

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -tt- rot away
    [literal]
    [figurative] (person) (informal)
    to leave somebody to rot in prison
    laisser moisir (informal) or croupir (informal) quelqu'un en prison

also: rotting present participle adjective

  • pourrissant

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