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compromettre

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] compromittere (con- + pro- + + mittere).

Verb

compromettre

  1. to compromise, jeopardise

Conjugation

  • This verb is conjugated like mettre. That means it is conjugated like battre except that its past participle is compromis, not *compromettu, and its past historic and imperfect subjunctive are formed with compromi-, not *comprometti-.

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