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British English: /təʊl/
American English: /toʊl/

Translation of toll in French:


  • 1 (number) the toll of
    le nombre de (victims, incidents, cases)
    accident toll
    nombre (m) d'accidentés
  • 2 (levy) (on road, bridge) (gen) (Transport) to pay a toll
    acquitter un péage
    to collect tolls
    percevoir le péage
  • 4 (American English) (Telecommunications)
    taxe (f) d'appel

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • the bell tolled for the dead
    le glas sonnait pour les morts


to take a heavy toll

(on lives) faire beaucoup de victimes
(on industry, environment) causer beaucoup de dégâts

to take its ou their toll

(earthquake, disease, economic factors)
faire des ravages

the trip/the experience took its toll on them

le voyage/l'expérience les a rudement mis à l'épreuve
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