éclairer

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French esclairer, from Vulgar Latin *exclāriō, *exclāriāre, from Latin exclārō, exclārāre, from ex- + clārō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.klɛ.ʁe/
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Verb[edit]

éclairer

  1. to light up; to brighten
    Le soleil éclaire la terre.
    The sun lights up the Earth.
  2. (figuratively) to shed light on; to enlighten
  3. to scout

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