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battre

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See also bättre

French

Etymology

Middle French batre, from Late Latin batere, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] battuere.

Pronunciation

Verb

battre

  1. To beat, to defeat.
  2. To beat (an egg).
  3. To fight.
  4. (card games) To shuffle.

Conjugation

  • This verb is conjugated like vendre, perdre, etc. (sometimes called the regular -re verbs), except that it has the forms bat and bats, not *batt and *batts. This is strictly a spelling change; pronunciation-wise, the verb is conjugated exactly like vendre.

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