contraindre

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French constraindre, from Old French, from Latin constringere, present active infinitive of constringō.

VerbEdit

contraindre

  1. to constrain

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb is conjugated like peindre. It uses the same endings as rendre or vendre, but its -nd- becomes -gn- before a vowel, and its past participle ends in ‘t’ instead of a vowel.

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 16:26