Die Übersetzung von "shrink" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /ʃriŋk/ (past tense shrank /ʃrӕŋk/, past participle shrunk /ʃraŋk/)

to (cause material, clothes etc to) become smaller

(faire) rétrécir
My jersey shrank in the wash
Do they shrink the material before they make it up into clothes?

to move back in fear, disgust etc (from)

reculer devant qqch.
She shrank (back) from the man.

to wish to avoid something unpleasant

hésiter à faire qqch.
I shrank from telling him the terrible news.
shrinkage /-kidʒ/ noun

the act of shrinking, or the amount by which something shrinks.

shrunken /ˈʃraŋk(ən)/ adjective

having been made or become smaller.


(Die Übersetzung von "shrink" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)