encontre

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

encontre m (uncountable)

  1. only used in à l'encontre de

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

encontre m (oblique plural encontres, nominative singular encontres, nominative plural encontre)

  1. meeting (instance of meeting)
  2. (by extension) battle; combat

Usage notes[edit]

  • occasionally used as a feminine noun
    Circa 1371, livre du noble chevalier de Jean de Mandeville, Jean de Mandeville:
    Quand on les trouve, c'est bonne encontre

Preposition[edit]

encontre

  1. opposite
  2. against; opposing; contrary to

Verb[edit]

encontre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of encontrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of encontrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of encontrer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of encontrer
  5. Second-person singular present imperative of encontrer

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

encontre

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of encontrar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of encontrar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of encontrar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of encontrar