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Pronunciation: / ʀəkœjiʀ /

Translation of recueillir in English:

verbe transitif

also: se recueillir verbe pronominal

  • 1 (méditer)
    to commune with oneself
    (se concentrer) See examples: se recueillir avant d'entrer en scène
    to collect oneself before going on stage
    se recueillir sur la tombe de quelqu'un
    to stay some time in silent contemplation at somebody's grave
    to pay homage to somebody's memory
    se recueillir au monument aux morts
    to stand in silent remembrance before the war memorial
  • 2 (prier)
    to engage in private prayer

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