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EtymologyEdit

From Old French descovrir, from Late Latin discoperīre < discooperīre, present active infinitive of discooperiō, from Latin dis- + cooperiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /de.ku.vʁiʁ/
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VerbEdit

découvrir

  1. to discover
  2. to show, to reveal
  3. to leave uncovered, to expose
  4. to leave unprotected, to expose

ConjugationEdit

This verb is conjugated like ouvrir and offrir. It is conjugated like a regular -er verb in the present and imperfect indicative, present subjunctive, imperative, and present participle; it is conjugated like a regular -ir verb in the infinitive, future indicative, conditional, past historic, and imperfect subjunctive; and its past participle découvert is irregular.

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