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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, Old French besoing; can be seen as a masculine variant of besogne, from Old French besonge, from Old Frankish *bisunnija, from *sunnijōn (to look after) (whence soigner), possibly through a Vulgar Latin intermediate *bisonium. Compare Italian bisogno.

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besoin m (plural besoins)

  1. need
  2. want (state of being in need)

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