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EtymologyEdit

From Old French contredire, borrowed from Latin contrādīcō, contrādīcere, from contrā (against) + dīcō (to speak)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

contredire

  1. to contradict

ConjugationEdit

This verb is one of a group of -re verbs all ending in -dire. They are conjugated exactly like dire, but with a different second-person plural indicative present (that is, like confire). Members of this group include dédire and interdire.

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin contrādīcō, contrādīcere, from contrā (against) + dīcō (to speak).

VerbEdit

contredire

  1. to speak out against
  2. to contradict

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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