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EtymologyEdit

From Old French reconoistre, from Latin recognōscere, present active infinitive of recognōscō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.kɔ.nɛtʁ/
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VerbEdit

reconnaître

  1. to recognise (something or someone that one has encountered before)
  2. to admit

ConjugationEdit

This verb is one of a fairly small group of -re verbs, that are all conjugated the same way. They are unlike other verb groups in that the ‘i’ is given a circumflex before a ‘t’.

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