allumer

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From Old French allumer, alumer, from Vulgar Latin *allumināre (compare Occitan alumar, Italian alluminare, Portuguese alumiar, Spanish alumbrar), from Classical Latin illūminō, illūmināre (illuminate, light up, brighten), or from ad- + lūminō.

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allumer

  1. to turn on (e.g. a light)
    allumer un téléviseur, un ordinateur.to turn on a television, a computer
  2. to light, to set alight
  3. to arouse, to turn on
    • 2018, Zaz, Résigne-moi
      J'en peux plus d' me faire espérer. J'ai plus confiance en ta lumière, sans tes caresses qui m'allumaient.
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