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NounEdit

avancer c

  1. plural indefinite of avance

VerbEdit

avancer or avancér

  1. imperative of avancere

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Late Latin abante

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

avancer

  1. (intransitive) to advance, to go forward
  2. (intransitive) to progress
  3. (transitive) to bring forward, to advance
  4. (transitive) to propose, to put forward
  5. (reflexive, ~ vers) to move towards, to go up to, to approach
  6. (transitive, the recipient is introduced by the preposition à, colloquial) to help out somebody by lending him money for a short time (for example because he doesn't have any cash and the store doesn't take bank cards), to tide someone over
    Tu saurais m'avancer cinq euros ? Je te rembourse ça dans dix minutes.

ConjugationEdit

This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

avancer

  1. Alternative form of avancier

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-c, *-cs, *-ct are modified to z, z, zt. In addition, c becomes ç before an a, o or u to keep the /ts/ sound intact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.