répondre

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See also: repondré and rêpondre

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Etymology[edit]

From the Old French respondre, from the Latin respondēre, present active infinitive of respondeō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁe.pɔ̃dʁ/
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  • Hyphenation: ré‧pondre

Verb[edit]

répondre

  1. (transitive with à) To reply, to answer
    Tu dois répondre aux questions que je te pose.
    You must answer the questions I ask you.
  2. (law) (transitive with de) To answer for
    Répondre de ses actes.

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