embûche

See also: embuche, embuché, and embûché

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French enbusque (compare doublet embuscade), from Old French embuschier (to ambush), from Vulgar Latin *imbosco, from in + boscus (wood, woods).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

embûche f (plural embûches)

  1. (usually in the plural) ambush (concealment in order to attack or harm someone by surprise)
  2. (figurative) trap

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VerbEdit

embûche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of embûcher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of embûcher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of embûcher
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of embûcher
  5. second-person singular imperative of embûcher

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