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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French combatre, from Old French combatre, from Vulgar Latin *combattere, present active infinitive of *combattō, from Latin cum + battuō, from Gaulish.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.batʁ/
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VerbEdit

combattre

  1. to fight, to combat (against).
  2. to oppose, to struggle.

ConjugationEdit

This verb is conjugated like battre. That means it is conjugated like vendre, perdre, etc. (sometimes called the regular -re verbs), except that instead of *combatt and *combatts, it has the forms combat and combats. This is strictly a spelling change; pronunciation-wise, the verb is conjugated exactly like vendre.

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