Übersetzung von “suffocate” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitive-intransitivesuffocate /ˈsʌfəˌkeɪt/
to die or cause to die from lack of air
suffoquer , (s')étouffer

The fish were suffocating in the polluted pond.
Les poissons s'asphyxiaient dans cette mare polluée.

Police suspected the parents had suffocated their baby.
La police suspectait les parents d'avoir étouffé leur bébé.


noun uncountablesuffocation /ˌsʌfəˈkeɪʃən/
asphyxie feminine

He died of suffocation.
Il est mort d'asphyxie.

(Übersetzung von “suffocate” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /ˈsafəkeit/

to kill, die, cause distress to or feel distress, through lack of air or the prevention of free breathing

A baby may suffocate if it sleeps with a pillow
The smoke was suffocating him
May I open the window? I’m suffocating.
suffocation noun


(Übersetzung von “suffocate” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)