retrouver

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re- +‎ trouver

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retrouver

  1. (transitive) to find (again); to rediscover
    Ils ont retrouvé le trésor qu'ils avaient enterré.
    They re-found the treasure they had buried.
  2. (transitive) to remember; to recall
    Je ne retrouve plus son nom.
    I no longer remember his name.
  3. (transitive) to meet; to meet up; to bump into
    J'ai retrouvé mon ancien ami au bord du lac.
    I met up with my old friend by the lake.
  4. (transitive) to go back to, to return to

se retrouver

  1. (reflexive) to find oneself; to end up
    Après une soirée plein d'ivresse on s'est retrouvé dans le comissariat de police.
    After a night out filled with drunkenness we found ourselves in the police station.

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