overpower in French and example sentences

overpower in French

Pronunciation
v. maîtriser, dominer, subjuguer

Example Sentences

A sudden wave of sickness overpowered him.
Une soudaine vague de malaise l'accabla.
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Because, unfortunately, the forum was overpowered by very specific and special issues.
Malheureusement, le forum a été dominé par des questions très concrètes et spécifiques.
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I should also like to praise the courage of the members of the council who managed to overpower the intruder.
Je voudrais aussi louer le courage de certains membres du conseil municipal, qui sont parvenus à immobiliser l'agresseur.
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The donations made by people in the European Union and throughout the world are a truly overpowering demonstration of goodwill.
Les dons effectués par les citoyens de l’Union européenne et du monde entier sont une véritable preuve irréfutable de bonne volonté.
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However, their feeling of satisfaction would probably overpower their feeling of amazement.
Cependant, leur sentiment de satisfaction dépasserait probablement leur stupéfaction.
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Synonyms for overpower
overcome: subdue, discomfit, stun, overwhelm
Verb forms for overpower
Present participle: overpowering
Present: overpower (3.person: overpowers)
Past: overpowered
Future: will overpower
Present conditional: would overpower
Present Perfect: have overpowered (3.person: has overpowered)
Past Perfect: had overpowered
Future Perfect: will have overpowered
Past conditional: would have overpowered