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Pronunciation: /sə; s/
s' before vowel or mute h

Translation of se in English:


  • 3se ronger les ongles to bite one's nails il se lave les pieds he's washing his feet
  • 4elle se comporte honorablement she behaves honourably (BrE) l'écart se creuse the gap is widening
  • 5les exemples se comptent sur les doigts de la main the examples can be counted on the fingers of one hand
  • 6comment se fait-il que…? how come…?, how is it that…?

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