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Pronunciation: /ɡʀosiʀ/

Translation of grossir in English:

verbe transitif

  • 4 (faire paraître plus gros)
    (vêtement, motif)
    to make [somebody] look fat

verbe intransitif

  • 1 (prendre du poids)
    (personne, animal)
    to put on weight
    il a beaucoup grossi
    he's put on a lot of weight
    grossir de cinq kilos
    to put on five kilos
    elle n'en mange pas, ça fait grossir
    she doesn't eat that, it's fattening

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