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Definition of "avoir" []

  • An abbreviation of avoirdupois.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "avoir" in a sentence
  • "To have a difficulty is not, as in French, avoir de la difficulté but avoir de la misère."
  • "But most crucially of all, the French was very bad, and consistently formed the perfect tense with the verb "être" rather than the verb "avoir"."
  • "It's only poor 'avoir' which has to shift for itself."
Words like "avoir"
a-t-il
auroit
avez-vous
avoit
ayez
d'avoir
eut
j'ai
j'avais
j'avois
l'ai
n'ai