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Il est l'un des entrepreneurs français les plus connus

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il
     1. pron. he (third-person singular masculine subject pronoun for human subject)
     2. pron. it (third-person singular subject pronoun for grammatically masculine objects)
     3. pron. Impersonal subject; it
est
     1. adj. east
     2. n-m. east
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
     être
          1. v. to be
          2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of (including all reflexive verbs)
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
          4. n. being, creature
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).
un
     1. art. an, a
     2. num. one
     3. n-m. one
     4. pron. one
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
     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
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
     de l'
          1. art. Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
entrepreneurs
     1. n. plural of entrepreneur
     entrepreneur
          1. n-m. entrepreneur (person who organizes and operates a business venture)
français
     1. adj. Of or pertaining to France.
     2. adj. (Louisiana French) Franco-American or Francophone.
     3. n-m. The French language.
les
     1. art. plural of le: the
     2. art. plural of la: the
     3. pron. plural of le: them
     4. pron. plural of la: them
plus
     1. adv. more, -er (used to form comparatives of adjectives)
     2. adv. more, -er (used to form comparatives of adverbs)
     3. adv. (after a verb) more, -er (indicating a higher degree or quantity)
     4. adv. (before a noun) more (indicating a greater quantity; followed by de)
     5. adv. more (supplementary, preceded by de)
     6. adv. (preceded by a definite article) the most, -est (used to form superlatives of adjectives and adverbs)
     7. adv. (usually with the negative particle ne, see usage notes below) no longer, not ... any more
     8. n-m. plus, the symbol +
     9. v. first-person singular past historic of plaire
     10. v. second-person singular past historic of plaire
     11. v. ====Participle====
     12. v. (obsolete) masculine plural past participle of plaire
connus
     1. v. first-person singular past historic of connaître
     2. v. second-person singular past historic of connaître
     3. Participle. masculine plural past participle of connaître
     connaître
          1. v. to know (of), to be familiar with (a person, place, fact, event)
          2. v. to know, to experience (glory, hunger, problems etc.)
          3. v. (transitive, archaic) to know (sexually)
          4. v. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to be knowledgeable (en about)


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