entretenir

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

entretenir (first-person singular present entretinc, past participle entretingut)

  1. to delay, to hold up
  2. to entertain

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Verb[edit]

entretenir

  1. (transitive) to maintain, to look after
  2. (transitive) to support (e.g a family)
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to fuel, to keep something going
  4. (reflexive) to have a discussion (with someone)
  5. (reflexive) to keep fit

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  • This is a verb in a group of -ir verbs. All verbs ending in -tenir, such as contenir and détenir, are conjugated this way.

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

entretenir

  1. (transitive) to maintain; to look after

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

entretenir

  1. (reflexive, s'entretenir) to support one another