partant

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

partant

  1. present participle of partir

Noun[edit]

partant m (plural partants)

  1. runner, starter (in a foot race or horse race)
  2. a person who is leaving or departing

Adjective[edit]

partant (feminine singular partante, masculine plural partants, feminine plural partantes)

  1. leaving, ready to leave
  2. keen; available
    Je suis partante pour une partie d'échecs.I'm up for a game of chess.

Conjunction[edit]

partant

  1. (archaic, literary) consequently, therefore
    • (Can we date this quote?), Albert Camus, La Peste:
      Mais la perspective d'une vie matérielle assurée par des moyens honnêtes, et, partant, la possibilité de se livrer sans remords à ses occupations favorites lui souriait beaucoup.

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