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Pronunciation: /mɔ̃te/

Translation of monter in English:


(+ v avoir)
  • 5monter les blancs en neige beat or whisk the egg whites until stiff
  • 6monter qn contre qn to set sb against sb

vi (+ v être)

  • 2monter dans une voiture/dans un train to get in a car/on a train monter sur to get on [bike, horse]
  • 6monter à or sur Paris to go up to Paris
  • 8 [Mil] monter à l'assaut or l'attaque to mount an attack
  • 11monter à la tête de qn to go to sb's head
  • 12 [Aut] [Tech] monter à 250 km/h to go up to 250 km/h


se monter la tête

[fam], to get worked up [fam]

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