French

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old French baculer, from bas +‎ cul +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /bas.ky.le/
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Verb

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basculer

  1. (intransitive) to topple, to tip over
  2. (intransitive) to sway from side to side
  3. (intransitive, figuratively, of a life or situation) to fall apart, to turn upsidedown
  4. (transitive) to transfer (e.g. a call)
  5. (transitive) to tip over, to tip up
  6. (computing, transitive with sur) to fail over

Conjugation

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