droit

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French droit (spelled dreit in Early Old French), from Latin directus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

droit m (plural droits)

  1. right (entitlement)
    J'ai le droit de dormir.
    I have the right to sleep
  2. law (study of law)
    Il est étudiant en droit.
    He is a law student
  3. (geometry) right angle
    Un angle de trois droits.
    An angle of 270 degrees.

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Adjective[edit]

droit m (feminine droite, masculine plural droits, feminine plural droites)

  1. right (on the right-hand side)
    Donne-moi ta main droite.
    Give me your right hand.
  2. straight (not bent or crooked)
    Une rue droite.
    A straight road.
  3. (geometry) right (of an angle)

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Adverb[edit]

droit

  1. straight, straight on
  2. upright, straight, not bent or crooked
    Tenez votre tête droit
    Keep your head straight

Synonyms[edit]

  • (upright, straight): juste

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Middle French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

droit m (feminine singular droitte, masculine plural droits, feminine plural droittes)

  1. Alternative form of droict.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin directus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

droit m (oblique plural droiz, nominative singular droiz, nominative plural droit)

  1. justice, right (that which is just)

Adjective[edit]

droit

  1. right; correct; justified
  2. right (on the right-hand side)

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Adverb[edit]

droit

  1. rightly; justly
  2. directly

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