aboutir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French aboutir (to endure stubbornly, persist), derived from bouter (to persist), ultimately of Germanic origin, equivalent to a- +‎ bouter. See also bout.

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Verb[edit]

aboutir

  1. (literally transitive, with à) to lead to, to end up in, to reach
  2. (figuratively, transitive, with à) to lead to, to have the consequence of
  3. (intransitive) to reach a conclusion, to succeed

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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