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Pronunciation: /ruːt/

Translation of root in French:


  • 1 racine (f) to take root [plant] prendre racine [idea, value] s'établir [industry] s'implanter


  • to be rooted in être ancré/-e dans deeply-rooted bien enraciné/-e rooted to the spot figé/-e sur place

Phrasal verbs

root around

root about
fouiller (in dans)

root out

traquer [corruption]; déloger [person]

Definition of root in:

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