prétendre

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See also: pretendre and pretendré

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From Middle French pretendre, from Old French pretendre, a borrowing from Latin praetendere, present active infinitive of praetendō.

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prétendre

  1. to claim, to allege
  2. to expect, to consider necessary
  3. (reflexive) to claim
  4. (Louisiana) to pretend

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