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Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
content

Plural
s

content (s)
  1. (uncountable) That which is contained.
  2. Subject matter; substance.
  3. The amount of material contained.
  4. (mathematics) The n-dimensional space contained by an n-dimensional polytope (called volume in the case of a polyhedron and area in the case of a polygon).
  5. See contents.
Translations

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Adjective

content (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
content

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Satisfied; in a state of satisfaction.
Derived terms
Synonyms
Translations

Noun

Singular
content

Plural
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content ({{{1}}})
  1. Satisfaction; contentment
    They were in a state of sleepy content afterward.
Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to content

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to content (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To satisfy.
    You can't have any more - you'll have to content yourself with what you already have.
Translations

French

Pronunciation

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  • IPA: /kɔ̃.tɑ̃/ m singular and plural, /kɔ̃.tɑ̃t/ f singular and plural

Homophones

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] contentus.

Adjective

content m. (f. contente, m. plural contents, f. plural contentes)

  1. content, satisfied, pleased

Verb

content

  1. Third-person plural indicative present form of conter.
  2. Third-person plural subjunctive present form of conter.

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