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confesser
Pronunciation: /kɔ̃fese/

Translation of confesser in English:

verbe transitif

  • 2 (entendre en confession) confesser quelqu'un
    to hear somebody's confession
  • 3
    [familier]
    (faire parler)
    to get [somebody] to talk (enfant, malfaiteur, témoin)

also: se confesser verbe pronominal

  • 1 (Religion)
    to go to confession
    se confesser à un prêtre
    to make one's confession to a priest
    se confesser de quelque chose
    to confess (to) something
  • 2 (se confier) se confesser à un ami
    to confide in a friend

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