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Pronunciation: /wedʒ/

Translation of wedge in French:



  • 1to wedge sth in place caler qch to wedge a door open caler une porte pour la tenir ouverte
  • 2 (jam) to wedge sth into enfoncer qch dans to be wedged between être coincé/-e entre


that's the thin end of the wedge

c'est le commencement de la fin

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