maigrir

 /megʀiʀ/

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Principal Translations/Principales traductions
maigrir viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COI). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri." (mincir)  (person)grow thinner, slim down, lose weight v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
   (person)slim viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Elle a beaucoup maigri à cause de la maladie.
 She has lost a lot of weight due to her illness.
maigrir vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat". (faire paraître plus maigre)slim vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  be slimming (on [sb]) vi + adj
  make [sb] look slimmer/thinner v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cette tenue sportive le maigrit.
 That sports outfit is slimming on him.
maigrir vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat". (affiner)thin vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (wood)whittle vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 L'ébéniste maigrit le morceau de bois.
 The cabinetmaker whittles the wood.
 
Additional Translations/Traductions supplémentaires
maigrir viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COI). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri." figuré (diminuer)vanish, diminish viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  become sparse vi + adj
 Ses réserves de nourriture maigrissaient rapidement.
 His food reserves were vanishing rapidly.
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