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dam
British English: /dam/
American English: /dæm/

Translation of dam in French:

noun

  • 2 (body of water)
    lac (m) de barrage, (lac (m) de) retenue (f)

adjective, adverb

[informal]

transitive verb

  • (Construction)
    construire un barrage sur (river, lake)
    (to prevent flooding)
    endiguer

Phrasal verbs

dam up

dam up [something], dam [something] up 1.1= → dam 3 1.2 (block up)
bloquer, obstruer (river, canal)
étouffer (feelings)
endiguer (flow of words, money, supplies)

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