surenchérir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sur- +‎ enchérir

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /syʁɑ̃ʃeʁiʁ/

Verb[edit]

surenchérir

  1. (intransitive) to place a higher bid
    Quelqu'un a surenchéri sur cette vente aux enchères. — Someone's placed a higher bid on this auction.

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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