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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

arrange +‎ -er

NounEdit

arranger (plural arrangers)

  1. One who arranges.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French arangier

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.ʁɑ̃.ʒe/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

arranger

  1. to arrange
  2. (colloquial) to suit, to be convenient
    • Désolé, ça ne m'arrange pas
      Sorry, that doesn't work for me.
  3. (reflexive) to be set for
    • 1829, Victor Hugo, Le Dernier Jour d’un condamné
      Depuis l’heure où mon arrêt m’a été prononcé, combien sont morts qui s’arrangeaient pour une longue vie !
      Ever since my sentence was passed, how many who were set for a long life have died!
  4. (Louisiana) to build
    Synonym: construire
  5. (Louisiana, Cajun French) to fix

ConjugationEdit

This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written arrange- 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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VerbEdit

arranger

  1. imperative of arrangere