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tower
British English: /ˈtaʊə/
American English: /ˈtaʊ(ə)r/

Translation of tower in French:

noun

intransitive verb

  • 1 (dominate)to tower above ou over
    dominer (village, countryside)
    to tower above ou over somebody
    (gen)
    être plus grand que quelqu'un
    (menacingly)
    dominer quelqu'un de toute sa hauteur
  • 2 (outstrip)to tower above
    dominer (rival, peer)

Idioms

to be a tower of strength

être solide comme un roc

she's been a tower of strength to me

elle a été d'un grand soutien pour moi

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