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British English: /skrʌb/
American English: /skrəb/

Translation of scrub in French:


  • 1 (clean) to give something a (good) scrub
    (bien) nettoyer quelque chose
  • 2 (Botany)
    broussailles fpl

transitive verb p prés etc -bb-

  • 1 (clean)
    frotter (floor, object, back, child)
    nettoyer (mussel, vegetable)
    to scrub something with a brush
    brosser quelque chose
    to scrub one's nails/hands
    se brosser les ongles/les mains
    to scrub something clean
    nettoyer quelque chose à fond

intransitive verb

reflexive verb

  • p prés etc -bb-
    to scrub oneself
    se frotter

Phrasal verbs

scrub down

scrub down [something/somebody], scrub [something/somebody] down
nettoyer [quelque chose/quelqu'un] à fond

scrub off

scrub off [something], scrub [something] off
nettoyer, enlever (stain, graffiti)

scrub out

scrub out [something], scrub [something] out 1.1 (clean inside)
récurer (pan, oven, sink)
1.2 (rub out)
effacer (mark, word, line)

scrub up

se stériliser les mains (avant une opération)
Definition of scrub in:
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