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EtymologyEdit

penser +‎ bête

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɑ̃s.bɛt/
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NounEdit

pense-bête m (plural pense-bêtes)

  1. (informal) reminder
    • 2012, Allison Leigh, Un patient si troublant, in Lucy Clark & ‎Allison Leigh, Pour le sourire d'Hannah – Un patient si troublant, Editions Harlequin.
      Je n'ai pas besoin de pense-bête.
      I don't need a reminder.

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