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mount  

      n  
   (=horse)   monture    f     
→ the number of owners who care for older mounts        
     (for picture)    passe-partout    m inv     
→ The photographs are displayed on simple white mounts        
     (in names)    mont    m  , montagne    f     
Mount Rushmore      le mont Rushmore  
      vt  
     [+stairs]   monter  
→ She mounted the last flight to the sixth floor.        
     [+horse, bike]   enfourcher, monter sur  
→ He mounted his horse and rode away.        
A man in a crash helmet was mounting a motorbike ...      Un homme coiffé d'un casque montait sur or enfourchait sa moto ...  
   (=organize)  
  [+exhibition, campaign]  
monter, organiser  
→ We mounted an exhibition of war photography.        
  [+attack, military operation]   monter  
→ ... a security operation mounted by the army.        
→ We mounted a sustained attack on the government.        
They're mounting a publicity campaign.      Ils montent or organisent une campagne publicitaire.  
     [+picture]   monter sur carton  
→ She mounts her work in simple black frames.        
     [+exhibit]   présenter  
→ The sword was mounted in a mahogany case.        
     (stamp)    coller dans un album
     [+pavement]  
[driver]  
monter sur  
→ We mounted the pavement, narrowly missing a bollard.        
[car, lorry]   monter sur  
the car mounted the pavement      la voiture est montée sur le trottoir  
      vi  
   (=increase)  
[tension]  
monter  
→ For several hours, tension mounted.        
[pressure]   monter  
→ the pressure is mounting as the concert draws near,        
Tension is mounting.      La tension monte.  
evidence is mounting that ...      il y a de plus en plus de raisons de penser que ...  
→ evidence is mounting that only a small minority of cases are caused by oxygen deprivation        
   (=rise)  
[level]  
monter, augmenter  
→ The decibel level was mounting.        
   (=pile up)   s'accumuler  
→ The uncollected garbage mounts in city streets.        
   [rider]   se mettre en selle  
→ He mounted and rode away.        


mount up  
      vi  
   (=accumulate)  
[bills, debts, letters]  
s'accumuler  
Letters had mounted up while we were on holiday.      Les lettres s'étaient accumulées pendant que nous étions en vacances.  
→ Her medical bills mounted up.        
→ If you hide away your problems and pretend that they don't exist they will just continue to mount up ...        
   (=grow)   augmenter  
My savings are mounting up gradually.      Mes économies augmentent progressivement.  
Mount Everest  
      n   le mont Everest
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
mont ; support
v.
monter
v.
faire monter ; rassembler ; accumuler
n.
support de montage
[Comp.]
n.
Mont Whitney
n.
mont Everest
n.
bâti-moteur
[Tech.]
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'mount' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
to mount
n.
mount Etna
n.
Mount Pelée
n.
Mount Athos
n.
mount Sinai
n.
Mount Alban
n.
Mount Carmel
exp.
Mount Everest
exp.
Mount Kilimanjaro
n.
Mount Fuji

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