tranchant

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃.ʃɑ̃/
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Participle[edit]

tranchant

  1. present participle of trancher

Adjective[edit]

tranchant (feminine tranchante, masculine plural tranchants, feminine plural tranchantes)

  1. sharp
  2. cutting
  3. trenchant

Noun[edit]

tranchant m (plural tranchants)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French tranchant.

Adjective[edit]

tranchant (invariable)

  1. decisive, peremptory, firm
    Synonyms: deciso, perentorio
    • 2019 November, Silvia Ferrara, La grande invenzione, Feltrinelli, →ISBN, page 24:
      In realtà, oggi siamo meno tranchant.
      In reality, we're less tranchant these days.
  2. mockingly hostile, rude, strict

References[edit]

  • tranchant in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana