contumace

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contumāx (stubborn, obstinate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.ty.mas/
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Noun[edit]

contumace f (uncountable)

  1. contumacy (disobedience, resistance to authority)

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Noun[edit]

contumace m or f (plural contumaces)

  1. person who refuses to obey authority

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contumāx (stubborn, obstinate). Cognate with Spanish contumaz, Portuguese contumaz, English contumacious.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kon.tuˈma.t͡ʃe/
  • Rhymes: -atʃe
  • Hyphenation: con‧tu‧mà‧ce

Adjective[edit]

contumace (plural contumaci)

  1. (law) in default

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