abonnir

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

abonnir

  1. (transitive, absolutive or reflexive, usually inanimate, strongly dated) To improve; to render or become better.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The verb is mostly used humorously, and has been replaced in common use by bonnifier.

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-.