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top-heavy
American English: /ˈtɑp ˌhɛvi/

Translation of top-heavy in French:

adjective

  • 1
    (structure, object)
    lourd du haut, déséquilibré
  • 2 [figurative]
    (firm, bureaucracy)
    mal équilibré
    (ayant trop de cadres par rapport aux employés subalternes)

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