English translation of 'matraquer'
Verb Table transitive verb
[police] to beat up (with a truncheon)
[malfaiteur] to cosh (Brit) ⧫ to club
2. (figurative) [médias, radiodisque, produit] to plug
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Example Sentences Including 'matraquer'
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Il y a peu, il a vu de jeunes militants d'Otpor se faire matraquer en bas de chez lui parce qu'ils collaient des affiches.Le Monde (2000)
On va matraquer sec, sillonner le terrain, se démener, mobiliser les foules.Le Monde (2001)
Trends of 'matraquer'
Used Rarely. matraquer is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'matraquer' in Other Languages
British English: bludgeon VERB
To bludgeon someone means to hit them several times with a heavy object.
He broke into the old man's house and bludgeoned him with a hammer.
Translation of matraquer from the Collins French to English
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