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British English: /ʃʌnt/
American English: /ʃənt/

Translation of shunt in French:


transitive verb

  • 1 [informal] (send)
    expédier [informal]
    to be shunted from place to place
    être expédié d'un endroit à l'autre
    to shunt somebody back and forth
    ballotter quelqu'un d'un côté à l'autre
    we were shunted from one official to the next
    on a été ballottés d'un responsable à l'autre
  • 2 [informal] (marginalize)
    expédier [informal]
    to shunt somebody into another department
    expédier quelqu'un dans un autre service
    to shunt somebody into a siding [figurative]
    mettre quelqu'un sur une voie de garage
  • 3 (Railways) (move)
    aiguiller (wagon, engine) (into sur)

intransitive verb

  • (train)
    changer de voie
    to shunt back and forth
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