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British English: /fɔːk/
American English: /fɔrk/

Translation of fork in French:


transitive verb

  • 1 (lift with fork)
    fourcher (hay, manure, earth)
  • 2 (in chess)
    fourcher (opponent, chesspiece)

intransitive verb

  • also: fork off
    (road, river, railway line, driver)
    you fork to the left
    vous bifurquez à gauche

Phrasal verbs

fork out

1 fork out
casquer [informal] (for pour)
2 fork out [something]
débourser (money)

fork over

fork [something] over, fork over [something] 1.1 (turn over)
retourner à la fourche (hay, manure, garden)
1.2 (American English) [figurative] [informal] (hand over)fork it over!
allez, allonge! [informal]

fork up

fork over

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