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shrink

Pronunciation: /ʃrɪŋk/

Translation of shrink in French:

vt (prét shrank pp, shrunk ou , shrunken)

vi (prét shrank pp, shrunk ou , shrunken)

  • 1 [fabric] rétrécir; [timber] se contracter; [dough, meat] réduire; [sales] être en recul; [resources] s'amenuiser; [old person, body] se tasser
  • 2to shrink from se dérober devant [conflict, responsibility] to shrink from doing hésiter à faire

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