télécharger

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

By surface analysis, télé- +‎ charger

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

télécharger

  1. (transitive; computing) to download (to transfer data from an outside source to one's own disk or data storage)
    Antonym: télédécharger, téléverser
  2. (transitive; computing) to upload (to transfer data to from one's own source to a second location)
    Synonym: télédécharger, téléverser

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written télécharge- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a "soft" /ʒ/ and not a "hard" /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.

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