chicane

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English[edit]

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a chicane in a roadway

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chicane (plural chicanes)

  1. (road transport) A temporary barrier, or serpentine curve, on a vehicular path, especially one designed to reduce speed.
  2. Chicanery.
    • Burke
      to shuffle from them by chicane

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Verb[edit]

chicane (third-person singular simple present chicanes, present participle chicaning, simple past and past participle chicaned)

  1. (intransitive) To use chicanery, tricks or subterfuge.
  2. (transitive) To deceive.

French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chicane

  1. first-person singular present indicative of chicaner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of chicaner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of chicaner
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of chicaner
  5. second-person singular imperative of chicaner

Noun[edit]

chicane f (plural chicanes)

  1. (road transport) Chicane (obstruction designed to reduce speed), double road bend.
  2. Bickering, quibbling, especially as delay tactic.

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

chicane

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of chicanar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of chicanar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of chicanar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of chicanar