franchir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, corresponding to franc +‎ -ir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

franchir

  1. to clear, to cross (a line), to pass (an obstacle etc.); to get over (a fence)
  2. to cover (a distance)

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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