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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French assise.

NounEdit

 
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assise (plural assises)

  1. (geology) Two or more beds or strata of rock united by the occurrence of fossils of the same characteristic species or genera.

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See asseoir.

NounEdit

assise f (plural assises)

  1. foundation (supporting base of a wall)
  2. (figuratively) base, foundation
  3. (geology) stratum, bed, layer (layer of sedimentary rock)
  4. (ecology) stratum (layer of vegetation)
  5. (anatomy) stratum (layer of tissue)
  6. (masonry) course (row or layer of bricks)
  7. seat of a chair

VerbEdit

assise

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of asseoir
    Elle est assise en ce moment-même.
    She is sitting down at this very moment.

AdjectiveEdit

assise

  1. feminine singular of assis
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

assise f (plural assises)

  1. (archaic, Lorraine, chiefly plural) fly excrement

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

assise f pl

  1. assizes

VerbEdit

assise f

  1. plural of assiso