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flow
British English: /fləʊ/
American English: /floʊ/

Translation of flow in French:

noun

  • 1 (movement) (of liquid)
    (of refugees, words)
    flot (m)
    (of information)
    circulation (f)
    (of time)
    cours (m)
    the flow of refugees into a country
    le flot de réfugiés vers un pays
    to go with the flow (informal)

    suivre le courant [figurative]
    the flow of oil to the West
    l'approvisionnement de l'Ouest en pétrole
    in full flow
    [figurative]
    en plein discours
  • 2 (circulation) (of blood, water, electricity) to impede traffic flow
    entraver la circulation
    to increase the flow of adrenalin
    augmenter le taux d'adrénaline

intransitive verb

  • 1 (move)
    (liquid, gas)
    couler (into dans)
    to flow south
    couler vers le sud
    to flow in/back to flow upwards/downwards
    s'élever/tomber
    to flow past something
    passer devant quelque chose
    to flow from
    [literal]
    s'écouler de
    [figurative] (follow)
    découler de
    the river flows into the sea
    le fleuve se jette dans la mer
  • 2 (be continuous)
    (conversation, words)
    couler
    (wine, beer)
    couler à flots
    the days flowed past
    les jours s'écoulaient
    money is flowing in
    l'argent afflue
  • 3 (move within a system)
    (blood, water, electricity, adrenalin)
    circuler (through, round dans)
    pleasure flowed through her
    le plaisir l'a envahie

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