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cligner
Pronunciation: /kliɲe/

verbe transitif

  • cligner les yeux (plisser les yeux)
    to screw up one's eyes
    (battre des paupières) to blink
    la lumière lui fit cligner les yeux
    the light made him/her blink

also: cligner de verbe transitif indirect

  • cligner des yeux (plisser les yeux)
    to screw up one's eyes
    (battre des paupières) to blink
    cligner de l'œil

verbe intransitif

  • ses yeux clignèrent
    he/she blinked

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