séance tenante

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /se.ɑ̃s tə.nɑ̃t/
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AdverbEdit

séance tenante

  1. (archaic) while the session is open, while we are in session, before the session closes, while the process is still ongoing, while we are here
  2. (formal) then and there, on the spot, right away, forthwith
    Synonyms: toute affaire cessante, sur-le-champ, tout de suite, de ce pas