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British English: /stak/
American English: /stæk/

Translation of stack in French:


also: stacks plural noun

  • 1 (in library)
    rayons mpl
  • 2 [informal]stacks of
    des tas de [informal]
    plein de [informal]
    stacks [informal] of food
    des tas de or plein de choses à manger [informal]
    I've got stacks [informal] of work to do
    j'ai plein de travail à faire [informal]
    we've got stacks [informal] of time
    nous avons tout notre temps
    he has stacks [informal] of money
    il est bourré de fric [informal]

transitive verb

  • 1 (Agriculture)
    mettre [quelque chose] en meule (hay, straw)
  • 2
    also: stack up
    empiler (boxes, books, plates, chairs)
    stacking chairs
    chaises (fpl) superposables
  • 4 (Aviation, Telecommunications)
    mettre [quelque chose] en attente (planes, calls)
  • 6 (American English) [informal] [pejorative]
    sélectionner [quelque chose] de manière partiale (jury, committee) (against afin de défavoriser) (for afin de favoriser)


to blow one's stack

se mettre en boule [informal]

to be well-stacked

[informal] (American English)
être bien roulé [informal]

to have the odds ou cards stacked against one

ne pas avoir tous les atouts dans son jeu, être défavorisé

Phrasal verbs

stack up

1 stack up [informal] (American English) (compare)
se comparer (against , with avec)
2 stack up [something], stack [something] up
empiler (objects)
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