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British English: /sprɔːl/
American English: /sprɔl/

Translation of sprawl in French:


  • (of suburbs, buildings etc)
    étendue (f)
    the sprawl of Paris
    l'agglomération parisienne

intransitive verb

  • (person)
    (casually) s'étaler, se vautrer [pejorative]
    (exhaustedly) s'affaler
    (town, suburb, forest, handwriting)
    she lay sprawled across the sofa
    elle était étalée sur le canapé
    elle était vautrée sur le canapé [pejorative]
    they sent him sprawling into the mud
    ils l'ont envoyé s'étaler dans la boue

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