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Une série d'incidents a émaillé l'événement.

Translation

A series of incidents marred the event.



Analysis


une
     1. num. feminine singular of un
     2. art. a / an (feminine indefinite article)
     3. n. front page (of a publication)
série
     1. n. series
     2. n. television program
     sérier
          1. v. to seriate (make into a series)
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
     10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
     11. n. abbreviation of dame
incidents
     1. n. plural of incident
a
     1. pron. (Quebec, colloquial) alternative form of elle she
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of avoir
     avoir
          1. n. asset, possession
          2. v. to have (to own; to possess)
          3. v. (intransitive, with à) to have (to), must
          4. v. (auxiliary) to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
          5. v. to have (a condition)
          6. v. to have (a measure or age)
          7. v. to have (to trick)
          8. v. to have (to participate in an experience)
émaillé
     1. v. past participle of émailler
     émailler
          1. v. to enamel
          2. v. (figuratively) to mar, spoil, blemish
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
événement
     1. n. event


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