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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French laisser faire.

AdjectiveEdit

laisser faire (comparative more laisser faire, superlative most laisser faire)

  1. Alternative form of laissez faire

NounEdit

laisser faire (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of laissez faire

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

laisser faire

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) Let someone do as they please.
    Je le laisse faire ce qu'il veut quand il est dans cet état.
    I let him do as he please whenever he gets like that.
  2. (idiomatic, intransitive) To not intervene.
  3. (idiomatic, reflexive) Not to react to things done to oneself.