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vivres m pl (plural only)

  1. (dated, plural only) food supplies, provisions
    • 1873, Jules Verne, Le Pays des fourrures (in French):
      Quant aux provisions, c'était autre chose. Les vivres devaient être abondants et facilement transportables.
      As for provisions, it was a different story. The supplies had to be abundant and easily transportable.

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