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impair

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When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention.
Edward Frederic Benson
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English

Etymology

From Old French empeirier, from Vulgar Latin *impejorare, from in- + Late Latin pejorare.

Verb

Infinitive
to impair

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to impair (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to weaken; to affect negatively; to have a diminishing effect on.

Derived terms

Translations


French

Adjective

impair m. (f. impaire, m. plural impairs, f. plural impaires)

  1. odd (of a number)
    3 est un nombre impair. - 3 is an odd number.

Antonyms

References

  • impair” in the Portail lexical, Centre National de Ressources Textuelles et Lexicales, 2019.

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