concourir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin concurro, concurrere, based on French courir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

concourir

  1. (intransitive) to compete, to contend
  2. (followed by the preposition à) to contribute, to play a role in
  3. (mathematics) to converge

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is conjugated like other regular -ir verbs, except that in the conditional and future tenses an extra ‘r’ is added to the end of the stem and the past participle ends in -u. All verb ending in -courir are conjugated this way.

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