éclater

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French esclater, of Germanic origin, from Old High German skleizan or Frankish *slītan, from Proto-Germanic *slītaną (to tear apart).

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éclater

  1. to burst; to break, to shatter
  2. to boom (make a loud noise)
  3. (literary) to appear
  4. (literally or figurative) to shine
  5. (informal, reflexive) to party; to have a great time, to have a ball

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