compromettre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin comprōmittō (con- + prōmittō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.pʁɔ.mɛtʁ/

Verb[edit]

compromettre

  1. to compromise, jeopardise

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is conjugated like mettre. That means it is conjugated like battre except that its past participle is compromis, not *compromettu, and its past historic and imperfect subjunctive are formed with compromi-, not *comprometti-.

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