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par-devant

Pronunciation: /paʀdəvɑ̃/

Translation of par-devant in English:

adv

  • 1passer par-devant to come round by the front
  • 2il te fait des sourires par-devant mais dit du mal de toi dans ton dos he's all smiles to your face but says nasty things about you behind your back

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