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topple

  
      vt  
   (=knock over)   abattre  
→ Strong winds toppled trees and electricity lines.        
   (=cause to fail)  
  [+government, regime]  
renverser  
→ This action threatens to topple the government.        
      vi        topple over    tomber  
→ He caught the glass just as it began to topple.        
→ The tree is so badly damaged they are worried it might topple over.        
→ He toppled into the boat head first.        
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vi.
tomber ; basculer ; s'effondrer ; s'écrouler ; se renverser
He caught the glass just as it began to topple. He toppled into the boat head first.
vt.
1. (+object) abattre ; faire tomber 2. (+government, regime) [Fig.] renverser ; faire tomber
Strong winds toppled trees and electricity lines. This action threatens to topple the government
vi.
tomber ; basculer ; s'effondrer
The tree is so badly damaged they are worried it might topple over.
n.
composante verticale
[Tech.]
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exp.
to topple
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"topple": examples and translations in context
All are accused of plotting to topple the previous government. Toutes ces personnes sont accusées d'avoir comploté en vue de renverser le gouvernement précédent.
World-wide media baron, able to topple governments. Magnat de la presse, capable de renverser un gouvernement.
The idea was that isolation and sanctions would topple Kim Jong-il's dictatorship. L'idée était que l'isolation et les sanctions feraient tomber la dictature de Kim Jong-il.
The invention provides a rounded life boat which can neither sink nor topple during any type of sea or river emergency. L'invention se rapporte à un canot de sauvetage arrondi qui ne peut ni couler, ni basculer pendant n'importe quel type d'opération d'urgence en mer ou sur un cours d'eau.
It may even fall over or topple when the applied force overpowers the gyroscopic inertia. Il peut également se renverser ou basculer lorsque la force appliquée surpasse l'inertie gyroscopique.
Her videos, tweets and Facebook posts helped topple the Mubarak regime. Ses vidéos, ses tweets et ses publications sur Facebook ont aidé à renverser le régime de Moubarak.
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