démolir

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See also: demolir

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin dēmōlīrī, present active infinitive of dēmōlior (I demolish)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /de.mɔ.liʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

démolir

  1. to demolish
  2. to wreck, to ruin
  3. (slang) to shellac

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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