acharné

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See also: acharne

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acharné (comparative more acharné, superlative most acharné)

  1. (obsolete) Relentlessly opposed; irreconcilable.
    • 1827, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Memoirs of Theobald Wolfe Tone, page 349:
      Aherne is acharné against him, and so is Sullivan: I am much cooler than either of them.
    • 1862, Supplementary Despatches, Correspondence, And Memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur Ducke of Wellington, K.G.:
      He is acharné against Prussia, cannot bear her alliance with Austria, or tolerate the idea that Austria and Prussia should be able to defend the north of Germany.
    • 1982, Marion Ward, Forth, page 52:
      What though now they are acharné, yet brothers and sisters must at last be reconciled, and they will give each other the preference to French, Spaniards, etc.
    • 2012, E. S. Turner, Dear Old Blighty, ISBN 0571296939:
      There were no serious attempts to call it off and the warring powers remained acharné - to use a fashionable word of the day — until the end.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acharné (feminine singular acharnée, masculine plural acharnés, feminine plural acharnées)

  1. fierce; relentless
    fumeur acharnéchain smoker

Verb[edit]

acharné m (feminine singular acharnée, masculine plural acharnés, feminine plural acharnées)

  1. past participle of acharner

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