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ouvrir
Pronunciation: / uvʀiʀ /

Translation of ouvrir in English:

verbe transitif

verbe intransitif

  • 1 (ouvrir la porte)
    to open the door
    à to
    va ouvrir
    go and open the door
    n'ouvre à personne
    don't open the door to anyone
    ouvrez! (injonction)
    open up!
    ouvre-moi!
    let me in!
    se faire ouvrir
    to be let in
  • 3 (être créé)
    (magasin, service)
    to be opened
    une succursale ouvrira bientôt
    a branch will soon be opened
  • 5 (Finance)la Bourse a ouvert en baisse/hausse
    the exchange opened down/up

also: s'ouvrir verbe pronominal

  • 4 (se confier)
    to open one's heart
    à to
    ouvrez-vous en à elle
    open your heart to her about it
  • 6
    [familier]
    (être mis en marche) See examples: comment est- ce que le chauffage s'ouvre?
    how do you turn on the heating?
    où est-ce que la lumière s'ouvre?
    where do you turn on the light?

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