revenir

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō (come back, return).

Verb[edit]

revenir (first-person singular present revinc, past participle revingut)

  1. come again
  2. return
  3. of a river, to rise in level

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As intervenir.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō (come back, return).

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revenir

  1. to come back, to return
    Je reviens de mes vacances.
    I'm coming back from my holiday.
    Je n'ai pas l'intention de revenir à Paris.
    I am not planning on returning to Paris.
  2. (cooking, preceded by faire) to brown
    Mettez un peu de beurre et d’huile et faites revenir sur le gaz.
    Put in a bit of butter and oil and brown on the gas cooker.

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revenir

  1. to come back, to return

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

revenir

  1. to come back, to return

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This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem revien distinct from the unstressed stem reven, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ venir

Verb[edit]

revenir (first-person singular present revengo, first-person singular preterite revine, past participle revenido)

  1. (intransitive) to return, revert
  2. (pronominal) to shrink, reduce
  3. (pronominal) to go bad, spoil, turn sour (of food)

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