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motif
Pronunciation: / mɔtif /

Translation of motif in English:

nom masculin

  • 1 (raison)
    grounds
    (pl) de for
    il y a des motifs d'espérer/de se réjouir
    there are grounds for hope/for rejoicing
    pour le même motif
    on the same grounds
    être réformé pour motifs médicaux
    to be exempt from military service on medical grounds
    pour un motif d'ordre politique
    on politically-related grounds
    motifs de divorce
    grounds for divorce
    vos récriminations sont sans motif
    there are no grounds for your complaint

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