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Pronunciation: / abɑ̃dɔne /

Translation of abandonner in English:

verbe transitif

  • 6 (livrer)abandonner quelque chose à
    to leave ou abandon something to
    abandonner un jardin aux orties
    to abandon a garden to the nettles
    abandonner quelqu'un à son sort
    to leave ou abandon somebody to his/her fate

also: s'abandonner verbe pronominal

  • 3 (se laisser aller) See examples: s'abandonner à la passion/au désespoir
    to give oneself up ou to abandon oneself to passion/to despair
    s'abandonner au plaisir de
    to lose oneself in the pleasure of
    s'abandonner au sommeil
    to let oneself drift off to sleep
  • 4 (se donner sexuellement)
    to give oneself
    à to

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