battant

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

battant (feminine singular battante, masculine plural battants, feminine plural battantes)

  1. beating
    une pluie battante - a beating rain

Noun[edit]

battant m (plural battants)

  1. a leaf (of a door or a window)
    une porte à deux battants — a set of double doors
  2. a leaf (of a foldable table or a counter)
  3. a fighter, a go-getter (someone who shoots for success despite obstacles)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

battant

  1. present participle of battre

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