infléchir

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

infléchir

  1. (transitive) To bend (a thing), forming an elbow-shape.
  2. (transitive) To change the state or direction of (a thing) by inclining, curving, or crossing.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To change the orientation or outcome of (a thing, a course of events).
  4. (reflexive) to change direction; to curve.
  5. (reflexive) (of a ray of light) To change direction, to bend, as at the interface between two media.
  6. (reflexive, music) To change in tone or pitch.

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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