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Pronunciation: /syʀʃaʀʒ/

nom féminin

  • 1 (excédent de poids)
    excess load, overload
    (fait d'être surchargé) overloading
    surcharge pondérale
    excess weight
    une surcharge de 500 kilos
    an overload of 500 kilos
    elle a 20 kilos de bagages en surcharge
    she has 20 kilos of excess baggage
    un navire/véhicule en surcharge
    an overloaded ship/vehicle
    des voyageurs en surcharge
    excess passengers
    rouler en surcharge
    to drive an overloaded vehicle
  • 2 (excès) une surcharge de travail
    an extra load of work
    une surcharge de frais
    extra expenses
    il faut éviter la surcharge des programmes scolaires
    we must avoid overloading the school syllabus

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feminine: surchargée
Pronunciation: /syʀʃaʀʒe/

participe passé

participe passé adjectif

  • 1 (qui est trop chargé)
    (personne, animal)
    overloaded, overburdened
    (véhicule, ascenseur, étagère)
    des voyageurs surchargés de bagages
    passengers weighed down ou overloaded with luggage
    décoration surchargée
    overabundant ou excessive decoration
  • 2 (aux activités trop nombreuses)
    (journée, emploi du temps)
    overloaded, overfull
    (aux effectifs trop nombreux) (classe, école, université)
    être surchargé de
    to be overburdened with (travail, impôts, demandes)
  • 3 (plein de corrections)
    covered with corrections

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