démettre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dé- +‎ mettre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

démettre

  1. (transitive) to dismiss, discharge (from a post)
  2. (transitive, law) to nonsuit (dismiss on the grounds of a lawsuit being brought without cause)
  3. (transitive or reflexive) to dislocate (a bone)
  4. (reflexive) to relinquish, leave (a position or post)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is conjugated like mettre. That means it is conjugated like battre except that its past participle is démis, not *démettu, and its past historic and imperfect subjunctive are formed with démi-, not *démetti-.

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