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soutenir
Pronunciation: / sutniʀ /

Translation of soutenir in English:

verbe transitif

also: se soutenir verbe pronominal

  • 1 (s'entraider)
    to support each other
    se soutenir entre collègues
    to support each other as colleagues
  • 2 (être défendable)
    (argument, hypothèse)
    to be tenable
  • 3 (se tenir debout)
    (personne)
    to hold oneself up
    elle a de la peine à se soutenir
    she can hardly hold herself up

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