English translation of 'accabler'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. [témoignage, constat] to condemn ⧫ to damn
2. [soucis, souffrances, chaleur] to overwhelm ⧫ to overcome
accabler qn de qch, accabler qn d’injures to heap abuse on sb ⧫ to shower abuse on sb
accabler qn de travail to overburden sb with work
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Example Sentences Including 'accabler'
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Et quand on sait ce que dévore une radio, c'est-à-dire rien, là encore inutile d'accabler Marconi l'ancien.Le Monde (2001)
Il faudrait cesser d'accabler les hommes et prendre conscience de nos similitudes.Marie Claire
Pour le reste, ajoute -t-il, je ne souhaite pas accabler M. Zuccarelli qui traverse une très mauvaise passe "...Le Monde (2000)
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'accabler' in Other Languages
British English: burden VERB
If someone burdens you with something that is likely to worry you, for example a problem or a difficult decision, they tell you about it.
We decided not to burden him with the news.
British English: overwhelm VERB
If you are overwhelmed by a feeling or event, it affects you very strongly, and you do not know how to deal with it.
He was overwhelmed by a longing for times past.
Translation of accabler from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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