envisager

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

envisage +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

envisager (plural envisagers)

  1. One who envisages.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ visage +‎ -er

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Verb[edit]

envisager

  1. to envisage; to contemplate.
    • 1991, Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence
      Il s'agit d'une possibilité envisagée, et si l'on prend des mesures, je ne crois pas cela provoquerait un exode massif de sociétés canadiennes.
    J'envisage de partir demain matin
    I intend to leave tomorrow morning

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written envisage- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a “soft” /ʒ/ and not a “hard” /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.

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