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Pronunciation: / vivʀ /

Translation of vivre in English:

verbe transitif

  • 1 (connaître)
    to live through
    (époque, période)
    (heures difficiles, cauchemar, enfer)
    (amour, passion)
    vivre son mariage comme un sacrifice
    to view one's marriage as self-sacrifice
    être vécu comme un affront
    to be taken as an insult
    vivre une vie tranquille/agitée
    to lead a quiet/hectic life
    la vie vaut d'être vécue
    life is worth living
    vivre sa vie
    to lead one's own life
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    Translate live through into Spanish

verbe intransitif

  • 6 (être animé)
    (ville, rue)
    to be full of life

also: se vivre verbe pronominal

  • (être ressenti) See examples: le divorce se vit souvent très mal
    divorce is often very hard to cope with

also: vivres nom masculin pluriel

  • 2 (moyens de subsistance) See examples: couper les vivres à quelqu'un
    to cut off somebody's allowance


le vivre et le couvert

vivre de l'air du temps

to live on air

vivre sur un grand pied

to live in great style
qui vivra verra
what will be will be

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