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French-English translation for: étouffer
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VERB   étouffer | étouffe | avoir étouffé | étouffant
étouffer qc.
4
to quench sth. [dissent]
étouffer qc. [révolte, sentiments, désirs]
2
to suppress sth.
étoufferto suffocate
étoufferto feel stifled
étoufferto be unable to breathe
étouffer qc. [affaire, scandale]to hush sth. up
étouffer qc. [bagarre]to quell sth.
écon. étouffer qc. [économie]to stifle sth.
étouffer qc. [flammes]to damp sth. down
étouffer qc. [rumeur]to scotch sth. [e.g. a rumour / rumor]
étouffer qc. [sentiments]to bottle sth. up [coll.]
étouffer qc. [soupir, juron, cri]to hold sth. back
étouffer qn.to choke sb.
étouffer qn.to suffocate sb.
étouffer qn./qc.to smother sb./sth. [person, flames]
s'étoufferto choke [on food]
3 Words
météo. étouffer de chaleurto swelter
étouffer qc. dans l'œuf [loc.]to nip sth. in the bud [idiom]
étouffer qn. de baisersto smother sb. with kisses
étouffer un feuto smother a fire
étouffer un scandaleto hush up a scandal
pol. étouffer une révolteto nip a revolt in the bud
s'étouffer de rage [fam.]to choke with rage [coll.]
4 Words
étouffer qn. avec un oreillerto smother sb. with a pillow
5+ Words
pol. étouffer les velléités de réformeto put down any vague attempts at reform
cuis. s'étouffer en avalant une arêteto choke on a fishbone
 
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