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

Translation of flow in French:


  • 1 (movement) (of liquid)
    (of refugees, words)
    (of information)
    (of time)
    the flow of refugees into a country
    le flot de réfugiés vers un pays
    to go with the flow (informal)
    the flow of oil to the West
    l'approvisionnement de l'Ouest en pétrole
    in full flow
    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) into dans
    to flow south
    couler vers le sud
    to flow in/back to flow upwards/downwards
    to flow past something
    passer devant quelque chose
    to flow from
    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)
    (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) through, round dans
    pleasure flowed through her
    le plaisir l'a envahie

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