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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?  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
to become, to get
n.
future
v.
become a mother
exp.
to take effect
exp.
to become a teacher
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'devenir' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
devenir
v.
devenir
vt.
devenir
n.
devenir
exp.
devenir qch
v.
devenir fou
v.
devenir fou
exp.
devenir pâle
vi.
devenir dingue
exp.
devenir amants
"devenir": examples and translations in context
Le ministre des Finances veut devenir premier ministre. The Minister of Finance wants to become Prime Minister.
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 Regulations, therefore, run the risk of fast becoming too old and out-of-date.
L'idée de fraternité pourrait-elle devenir la notion clé du XXIe siècle? Could the idea of fraternity become the key concept for the 21st century?
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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