amorcer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From amorce +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

amorcer

  1. to prime , set in motion
  2. to begin, to get to work on (to commence a project)
  3. to break ground (start construction work)
  4. (computing) To boot
  5. (fishing) to bait (lace with bait)
  6. (fishing) to bait, chum (try to attract fish with bait)
  7. to bait in, to string in, reel in
  8. to bait (e.g. an enemy, to react)

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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