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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
It's likely to strengthen resolve... and topple a moderate regime. Ça va renforcer leur détermination - et renverser un régime modéré.
With this document, I can even topple Yagyu. Avec ce document, je peux même renverser Yagyu.
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.
It won't topple the ROC but at least it'll make a dent in the local machine. Ça fera pas tomber la mafia, mais le quartier sera plus calme.
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.
Hopes that a popular uprising might topple the regime have fizzled. L'espoir qu'un soulèvement populaire puisse renverser le régime a fait long feu.
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