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Pronunciation: /emuvwaʀ/

Translation of émouvoir in English:

verbe transitif

also: s'émouvoir verbe pronominal

  • 1 (être touché)
    to be touched
    s'émouvoir à la vue/au souvenir de
    to be touched by the sight/memory of
  • 2 (s'inquiéter) le gouvernement s'émeut des troubles paysans
    the government is becoming concerned about the farmers' unrest
    il ne s'émeut nullement de leur retard
    he's not at all worried by the fact that they are late
    il ne s'est pas ému de mes remarques
    my remarks didn't bother him
    il n'y a pas de quoi s'émouvoir
    there's nothing to get excited about
    l'opinion publique fut lente à s'émouvoir
    there was no public outcry for quite some time
    répondre sans s'émouvoir
    to reply calmly
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