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British English: /tuːl/
American English: /tul/

Translation of tool in French:


  • 2 (aid) an essential tool in the classroom
    un outil essentiel pour la classe
    management tools
    instruments (mpl) de gestion
  • 3 [pejorative] (puppet) to be a mere tool in the hands of
    être un simple instrument au service or entre les mains de

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • [informal] [dated]
    also: tool along
    rouler tranquillement

also: tooled past participle adjective


the tools of the trade

les outils du métier

to down tools

(British English) (go on strike) se mettre en grève
(take break from work) arrêter de travailler

Phrasal verbs

tool up

1 tool up
s'équiper (to do pour faire)
2 tool up [something], tool [something] up
équiper (plant, factory)
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