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British English: /ʃʌnt/
American English: /ʃənt/

Translation of shunt in Italian:


(Medicine, Electronics)

transitive verb

  • 2 [informal] (marginalize) to shunt somebody into another department
    spedire qualcuno in un altro reparto
    to shunt somebody into a siding [figurative]
    mettere qualcuno in disparte
  • 3 (Railways) (move)
    smistare (wagon, engine) (into su)

intransitive verb

  • (train)
    essere smistato, cambiare binario
    to shunt back and forth
    manovrare o fare manovra
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