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stamp
British English: /stamp/
American English: /stæmp/

Translation of stamp in French:

noun

  • 1 (on letter) a 60-cent stamp
    un timbre à 60 centimes
    first/second-class stamp
    timbre tarif rapide/lent
    ‘no stamp needed’
    ‘ne pas affranchir’
    before n (album, collection)
    de timbres
  • 3 (marking device) (made of rubber)
    (made of metal) cachet (m)
    (for marking metals) étampe (f)
    (for marking gold) poinçon (m)
    to give something one's stamp of approval
    [figurative]
    donner son accord à quelque chose
  • 4 [figurative] (hallmark) to bear the stamp of
    avoir la marque de (person, artist)
    to set one's stamp on
    imposer sa marque sur (play, company, era)
  • 5 (calibre) men of his stamp
    des hommes de sa trempe
  • 6 (sound of feet) the stamp of the horse's hooves
    le bruit des sabots des chevaux
    with a stamp of her foot
    en tapant du pied
  • 7
    [dated]
    (British English) (contribution)
    cotisation (f) à la sécurité sociale

transitive verb

  • 1 (mark)
    apposer [quelque chose] au tampon (date, name, number) (on sur)
    tamponner (card, ticket, library book)
    marquer (goods, boxes)
    viser (document, ledger, passport)
    to be stamped with the official seal
    être visé avec le sceau officiel
    to be stamped ‘confidential’
    porter la mention ‘confidentiel’
    to stamp a book with the date
    marquer la date dans un livre
    to stamp one's authority/personality on
    imprimer son autorité/sa personnalité sur (project, enterprise, match)
  • 2 (with foot) to stamp one's foot (in anger)
    frapper ou taper du pied
    to stamp one's feet
    (rhythmically) taper des pieds
    (for warmth) battre la semelle
    to stamp something flat
    tasser quelque chose
    to stamp something into the ground
    enfoncer quelque chose dans le sol du pied

intransitive verb

  • 2 (walk heavily)
    marcher en tapant des pieds
    to stamp into/out of something
    entrer dans/sortir de quelque chose en tapant des pieds
  • 3 (crush)to stamp on
    [literal]
    piétiner (soil, ground)
    [figurative]
    écarter (idea, suggestion)

Phrasal verbs

stamp out

stamp out [something], stamp [something] out 1.1 (put out)
éteindre [quelque chose] en piétinant (fire, flames)
1.2 (crush)
éradiquer (cholera, disease)
réprimer (terrorism, fraud)
écraser (uprising)
supprimer (crime)
1.3 (cut out)
découper [quelque chose] à la presse (component)

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