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Pronunciation: / top /

Translation of taupe in English:

nom féminin

  • 3
    (femme désagréable) See examples: c'est une vieille taupe [péjoratif]
    she's an old bag
  • 5
    (second year preparatory class in mathematics and science for entrance to Grandes Écoles)
  • 6 (Génie Civil)
    tunnel borer

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