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aligner
Pronunciation: /aliɲe/

Translation of aligner in English:

verbe transitif

  • 2 (rendre conforme à) aligner quelque chose sur quelque chose
    to bring something into line with something
  • 4 [familier] (payer) tu peux aligner tes 100 balles [familier]
    you can fork out your 100 francs [familier]
    aligner les fautes/les excuses
    to make one mistake/excuse after another ou the other

also: s'aligner verbe pronominal

  • 1 (être côte à côte)
    to be in a line
  • 3s'aligner sur
    to align oneself with (pays, parti, idées)
    s'aligner sur le règlement
    to conform with the rules
  • 4 [familier] (dans une compétition)ils peuvent toujours s'aligner!
    they can try but they don't stand a chance!

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