sacré

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See also: sacre

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sa.kʁe/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Past participle of sacrer.

Adjective[edit]

sacré (feminine singular sacrée, masculine plural sacrés, feminine plural sacrées)

  1. sacred, holy
    Synonyms: saint, sanctifié, vénéré
    • 1890, Ernest Renan, L'Avenir de la Science, page 494:
      Le Golgotha ne devint sacré que deux ou trois siècles après Jésus.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. religious
    • 1836, Alfred de Musset, Confessions d'un enfant du siècle:
      J'aime par-dessus tout la musique sacrée, et ce morceau [] m'avait paru très beau.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. absolute
    • 1792, Florian, Fables, page 178:
      Les dettes du jeu sont sacrées.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  4. very important
    Sa sieste, c'est sacré.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  5. (intensifier) bloody (in this sense, always before the noun)
    Synonyms: satané, fichu
    sacré menteur !(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  6. Expresses the admiration of the speaker
    sacré toupet(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    sacrée allure(please add an English translation of this usage example)
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Verb[edit]

sacré m (feminine singular sacrée, masculine plural sacrés, feminine plural sacrées)

  1. past participle of sacrer

Etymology 2[edit]

From sacrum

Adjective[edit]

sacré (feminine singular sacrée, masculine plural sacrés, feminine plural sacrées)

  1. related to sacrum
    plexus sacré(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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