recul

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Deverbal of reculer.

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Noun[edit]

recul m (plural reculs)

  1. retreat, climb-down
  2. drop; reduction, fall
  3. distance (in time or space)
  4. recoil, kick (of firearm)
  5. hindsight (understanding of events after they have occurred)
    avec le reculin hindsight, looking back

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