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damp-proof

vb
(Building) to protect against the incursion of damp by adding a dampcourse or by coating with a moisture-resistant preparation
adj
(Building) protected against damp or causing protection against damp: a damp-proof course.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

damp-proof


Past participle: damp-proofed
Gerund: damp-proofing

Imperative
damp-proof
damp-proof
Present
I damp-proof
you damp-proof
he/she/it damp-proofs
we damp-proof
you damp-proof
they damp-proof
Preterite
I damp-proofed
you damp-proofed
he/she/it damp-proofed
we damp-proofed
you damp-proofed
they damp-proofed
Present Continuous
I am damp-proofing
you are damp-proofing
he/she/it is damp-proofing
we are damp-proofing
you are damp-proofing
they are damp-proofing
Present Perfect
I have damp-proofed
you have damp-proofed
he/she/it has damp-proofed
we have damp-proofed
you have damp-proofed
they have damp-proofed
Past Continuous
I was damp-proofing
you were damp-proofing
he/she/it was damp-proofing
we were damp-proofing
you were damp-proofing
they were damp-proofing
Past Perfect
I had damp-proofed
you had damp-proofed
he/she/it had damp-proofed
we had damp-proofed
you had damp-proofed
they had damp-proofed
Future
I will damp-proof
you will damp-proof
he/she/it will damp-proof
we will damp-proof
you will damp-proof
they will damp-proof
Future Perfect
I will have damp-proofed
you will have damp-proofed
he/she/it will have damp-proofed
we will have damp-proofed
you will have damp-proofed
they will have damp-proofed
Future Continuous
I will be damp-proofing
you will be damp-proofing
he/she/it will be damp-proofing
we will be damp-proofing
you will be damp-proofing
they will be damp-proofing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been damp-proofing
you have been damp-proofing
he/she/it has been damp-proofing
we have been damp-proofing
you have been damp-proofing
they have been damp-proofing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been damp-proofing
you will have been damp-proofing
he/she/it will have been damp-proofing
we will have been damp-proofing
you will have been damp-proofing
they will have been damp-proofing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been damp-proofing
you had been damp-proofing
he/she/it had been damp-proofing
we had been damp-proofing
you had been damp-proofing
they had been damp-proofing
Conditional
I would damp-proof
you would damp-proof
he/she/it would damp-proof
we would damp-proof
you would damp-proof
they would damp-proof
Past Conditional
I would have damp-proofed
you would have damp-proofed
he/she/it would have damp-proofed
we would have damp-proofed
you would have damp-proofed
they would have damp-proofed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Translations

damp-proof

[ˈdæmppruːf]
A. ADJhidrófugo, a prueba de humedad
B. VTaislar contra la humedad
C. CPD damp-proof course N = damp course
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

damp-proof

adjfeuchtigkeitsbeständig; damp-proof courseDämmschicht f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

damp-proof

[ˈdæmpˌpruːf] adjimpermeabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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