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EtymologyEdit

From Old French esforcier, from Vulgar Latin *exfortiāre, from ex + *fortiāre, from Late Latin fortia, from Latin fortis. Compare Spanish esforzar, Catalan esforçar, Italian sforzare.

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VerbEdit

efforcer

  1. (reflexive, with de) to make efforts towards, to try hard to, to endeavour

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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