déchoir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin decadere, from de- and cadere (to fall) (whence also choir).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

déchoir

  1. to wane (diminish)
  2. to strip
    déchoir un homme de son titre - strip a man of his title

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is defective in that it is not conjugated in certain tenses. It has no indicative imperfect form, imperative form and no present participle. To make compound forms it can use either auxiliary verb avoir or être

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