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English translation of 'infinitif'

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[ɛ̃finitif ]
Word forms: infinitif, infinitive
masculine noun

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Example Sentences Including 'infinitif'

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Car comme le verbe « plier » qui contient son contraire, « déplier », chaque infinitif a son pendant.
Libération (2002)
L'art contemporain est hanté par ces verbes à l'infinitif qui désignent des activités plutôt que des actions accomplies.
Le Monde (1998)

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Used Occasionally. infinitif is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'infinitif' in Other Languages

British English: infinitive /ɪnˈfɪnɪtɪv/ NOUN
The infinitive of a verb is its base form or simplest form, such as `do', `take', and `eat'. The infinitive is often used with `to' in front of it.
  • American English: infinitive
  • Arabic: مَصْدَرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: infinitivo
  • Chinese: 不定词
  • Croatian: infinitiv
  • Czech: infinitiv
  • Danish: infinitiv
  • Dutch: infinitief
  • European Spanish: infinitivo
  • Finnish: infinitiivi
  • French: infinitif
  • German: Infinitiv
  • Greek: απαρέμφατο
  • Italian: infinito
  • Japanese: 不定詞
  • Korean: 부정사
  • Norwegian: infinitiv
  • Polish: bezokolicznik
  • European Portuguese: infinitivo
  • Romanian: infinitiv
  • Russian: неопределенная форма глагола
  • Spanish: infinitivo
  • Swedish: infinitiv
  • Thai: รูปกริยาที่ตั้งต้นด้วย to
  • Turkish: sonsuz
  • Ukrainian: інфінітив
  • Vietnamese: nguyên thể
British English: to /tuː; tʊ; tə/ PARTICLE
You use to before the infinitive, the simple form of a verb.
It was time to leave.
  • American English: to
  • Arabic: لِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: de
  • Chinese: 用于动词不定式之前
  • Croatian: za
  • Czech: kčástice označující infinitiv
  • Danish: at
  • Dutch: te
  • European Spanish: partícula de infinitivo
  • Finnish: infinitiivin partikkeli, <käytetään erilaisissa infinitiivirakenteissa>
  • French: infinitif
  • German: zu
  • Greek: να
  • Italian: di
  • Japanese: 不定詞の前に用いられる
  • Korean: 부정사용법
  • Norwegian: å
  • Polish: nie tłumaczy się na język polski
  • European Portuguese: de
  • Romanian: aparticulă a infinitivului
  • Russian: (признак неопределенной формы глагола)
  • Spanish: (forma infinitva de los verbos)
  • Swedish: att
  • Thai: ที่จะ
  • Turkish: n/a
  • Ukrainian: вказує на неозначену форму дієслова
  • Vietnamese: dùng để đứng trước một động từ chưa chia


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