French translation of 'mounting'
1. (= ever-increasing)
He ignored his mounting debts. Il ignora les dettes qui s’accumulaient.
Job cuts were necessary to cover mounting costs. Il a fallu supprimer des postes pour compenser l’augmentation des coûts.
2. [tension, excitement, concern] croissant(e)
mounting criticism des critiques de plus en plus nombreuses
There is mounting evidence against him. Les preuves s’accumulent contre lui.
3. [heat] de plus en plus intense
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Example Sentences Including 'mounting'
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The cop finally returned to the bar and hopped on his stool like a cowboy mounting a horse.OUTCAST (2002)
I see hungry eyes following her, I feel her self-consciousness mounting.CHAMELEON (2002)
We spent an hour of steadily mounting anxiety waiting at the rendezvous.THE LONELY SEA (2002)
A reluctant exchange had been forced on me by the mounting repair bills for my old car.DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2002)
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Translation of mounting from the Collins English to French Dictionary