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devenir

  

      vb     (avec attribut)    to become  
devenir instituteur      to become a teacher  
que sont-ils devenus?      what has become of them?  
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n.
future
v.
to become, to get
v.
become a mother
exp.
to reach womanhood
exp.
to become null and void
v.
go bananas ; get pissed ; freak out ; fly off the handle ; go ballistic ; flip one's lid
[Fam.] enrager, en particulier devant une situation complexe et désordonnée
v.
become a doctor
exp.
to take effect
exp.
to become a teacher
exp.
to become an automatic reflex
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'devenir' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
devenir
exp.
devenir
vt.
devenir
v.
devenir
vi.
devenir dur
v.
devenir loi
exp.
devenir qch
vi.
devenir dingue
vi.
devenir dingue
v.
devenir public
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"devenir": examples and translations in context
La peau peut devenir cireuse ou jaunâtre. The skin may become waxy white or yellow.
Nous devons éviter aux pays les moins développés de devenir les grands perdants. We must prevent the least developed countries from becoming the biggest losers.
9:06 On n'a pas à tomber amoureux les uns des autres mais on peut devenir amis. 9:06 We don't have to fall in love with each other, but we can become friends.
Les réglementations risquent donc de devenir tout aussi rapidement obsolètes. Regulations, therefore, run the risk of fast becoming too old and out-of-date.
Mais elle perd son éclat en permettant chaque Américain de devenir quelqu’un. But it is losing its luster at allowing every American to become a somebody.
L'alcalinité influe sur le devenir et la biodisponibilité des métaux. Alkalinity is a factor affecting the fate and bioavailability of metals.
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