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boîte de conserve



Definitions

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boîte de conserve
     1. n-f. can, tin (of food)
French > French
boîte de conserve
     1. n-f. Orthographe alternative de boite de conserve.
Analysis
boîte
     1. n. box (the container)
     2. n. club (nightclub)
     3. n. tin, can
     4. n. (informal) company, employer
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
conserve
     1. n. canned food, preserve
     2. v. first-person singular present indicative of conserver
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of conserver
     4. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of conserver
     5. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of conserver
     conserver
          1. v. to keep (in a particular place)
                Conserver la glace dans un congélateur. - Keep the ice cream in a freezer.
          2. v. to retain, to conserve, to preserve

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