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espèce

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To love another person is to see the face of God. [Les Miserables]
Victor Hugo
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Pronunciation

Noun

espèce f. (plural: espèces)

  1. type, sort, kind
  2. species (taxonomy)
  3. (in plural) cash, specie, coin

Derived terms

  • espèce de (very pejorative, used before epithets directed at a single person)
    Espèce d'idiot! - You idiot!

Usage notes

False friend of the English language word piece. See morceau.

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