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impertinence

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Etymology

From French impertinence

Noun

Singular
impertinence

Plural
s

impertinence (s)
  1. (uncountable) Lack of pertinence; irrelevance.
  2. (countable) An instance of this; a moment of being impertinent.
  3. (uncountable) The fact or character of being out of place; inappropriateness.

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɛ̃.pɛʁ.ti.nɑ̃s/
  • SAMPA: /E~.pER.ti.nA~s/

Noun

impertinence

  1. Impertinence; lack of pertinence.

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