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Pronunciation: /kɔmɑ̃se/

Translation of commencer in English:


  • 2commencer à or de faire to start or begin to do ça commence à bien faire! [fam] it's getting to be a bit much!


v impers

  • il commence à neiger it's starting or beginning to snow

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Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
greater than others in power or influence