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British English: /dɒk/
American English: /dɑk/

Translation of dock in French:


  • 3 (British English) (Law)
    banc (m) des accusés or des prévenus
    the prisoner in the dock
    to put somebody/something in the dock [figurative]
    faire le procès de quelqu'un/quelque chose
  • 4 (American English)
    also: loading dock
    zone (f) de chargement

also: docks plural noun

  • (Nautical)
    docks mpl
    to work in ou at the docks
    travailler dans les docks

transitive verb

  • 1 (Nautical)
    mettre [quelque chose] à quai (ship)
  • 2 (British English) (reduce)
    faire une retenue sur (wages)
    enlever (points, marks)
    they had their pay docked for going on strike
    on leur a fait une retenue sur leur salaire parce qu'ils avaient fait la grève
    to dock £50 from somebody's wages
    faire une retenue de 50 livres sur le salaire de quelqu'un

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Nautical)
    (ship) (come into dock) arriver or entrer au port
    the ship docked at Southampton
    (at end of voyage) le navire est arrivé à Southampton
    (as stage on voyage) le navire a fait escale à Southampton
    they were refused permission to dock in Britain
    on leur a interdit d'entrer dans un port de Grande-Bretagne
  • 2 (Aerospace)
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