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construire
Pronunciation: /kɔ̃stʀɥiʀ/

Translation of construire in English:

verbe transitif

also: se construire verbe pronominal

  • 1 (bâtir pour soi) (personne) se construire une maison
    to build a house for oneself
    se construire une majorité [figuré]
    to build a majority for oneself
    se construire son identité [figuré]
    to shape one's own identity
  • 2 (être bâti)
    (maison)
    to be built
    l'Europe se construira [figuré]
    Europe will be built
    une image se construit jour après jour [figuré]
    an image is shaped day by day
  • 3 (Linguistique)
    to be constructed
    se construire avec le subjonctif
    to take the subjunctive

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