revêtir

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

revêtir

  1. to clothe, to dress (those in need or for ceremonial purposes)
  2. to cover, to blanket
  3. to put a protective cover on (such as wooden support for a trench)
  4. (figuratively) to take on, to assume (aspect, form or appearance)
    On a constaté que les saumons sauvages, les truites et les anguilles sont porteurs du virus qui semble revêtir à présent un caractère endémique, même dans l'environnement marin plus large. [1]
    Wild salmon, trout and eels have been found to carry the virus, which seems to be endemic, even in the wider marin environment.
  1. (reflexive, se revêtir, ~ de) to put on, to dress (oneself in)

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is an irregular verb of the third conjugation. Unlike regular -ir verbs, this conjugation does not include the infix -iss-.

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