erreur

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin error.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.ʁœʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œʁ

Noun[edit]

erreur f (plural erreurs)

  1. error (a faulty process of thought that leads to conclusions out of agreement with reality)
    Near-synonyms: méprise (misunderstanding); mauvaise évaluation
    faire une erreur, commettre une erreur
    to make an error, to commit an error
    être sujet à l'erreur
    to be error-prone
  2. error (the resulting thought, conception, assumption, belief, determination, etc., of a flawed thought process)
  3. error (the condition of one who has made and maintains such incorrect conclusions)
    être dans l'erreurto be mistaken, to be in error
    tomber dans l'erreurto fall into error
  4. mistake (an action taken in such condition of faulty belief)
    Synonyms: faute, bévue, gaffe
  5. (computing) error (a failure, misfunction)
    Near-synonyms: défaillance, dysfonctionnement
    Une erreur système s'est produite pendant l'enregistrement des données.A system error occurred while the data was being saved (lit. during the saving of the data).
  6. error (the condition of something that is not representative of reality)
    Synonyms: faute, inexactitude
    la marge d'erreur — une marge d'erreur importante
    the margin of error — a wide/significant/considerable margin of error

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin error.

Noun[edit]

erreur f (plural erreurs)

  1. error; mistake