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inventer

Pronunciation: /ɛ̃vɑ̃te/

Translation of inventer in English:

vt

v refl (+ v être) (s'inventer)

  • ça ne s'invente pas that has to be true

Idioms

il n'a pas inventé la poudre

[fam], he is not very bright

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