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sprout
British English: /sprəʊt/
American English: /spraʊt/

Translation of sprout in French:

noun

transitive verb

  • se laisser pousser (beard, moustache)
    to sprout shoots the trees are sprouting new growth
    les arbres bourgeonnent
    the city has sprouted several small cinemas
    plusieurs petits cinémas sont apparus dans la ville du jour au lendemain

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Botany)
    (bulb, tuber, onion, seed, shoot)
    germer
    (grass, weeds)
    pousser
    buds are sprouting on the trees
    les arbres bourgeonnent
    grass was sprouting out of cracks in the path
    l'herbe poussait dans les fissures de l'allée
  • 2 (develop)
    (antlers, horns)
    pousser
    [figurative] (child)
    pousser vite
    he has hair sprouting from his ears
    il a des poils qui lui sortent des oreilles

Phrasal verbs

sprout up

(plants)
surgir de terre
[figurative] (buildings, suburbs)
pousser comme des champignons

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