octroyer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French otroiier, remodelled after Latin auctorare (to pledge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔk.tʁwa.je/, /ɔk.tʁwɑ.je/

Verb[edit]

octroyer

  1. to grant, to award

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or ennuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.

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