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Cet enfant a toujours été glouton.

Translation

This child has always been gluttonous.



Analysis


cet
     1. det. this
enfant
     1. n. child (someone who is not yet an adult)
     2. n. child (offspring)
a
     1. pron. (Quebec, colloquial) alternative form of elle she
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of avoir
     avoir
          1. n. asset, possession
          2. v. to have (to own; to possess)
          3. v. (intransitive, with à) to have (to), must
          4. v. (auxiliary) to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
          5. v. to have (a condition)
          6. v. to have (a measure or age)
          7. v. to have (to trick)
          8. v. to have (to participate in an experience)
toujours
     1. adv. always
     2. adv. still
été
     1. n. summer
     2. v. past participle of être
     3. v. (Louisiana French) past participle of aller
     être
          1. v. to be
          2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of (including all reflexive verbs)
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
          4. n. being, creature
glouton
     1. adj. (of a man or animal) Gluttonous; devouring or engulfing one's food greedily.
     2. adj. (figuratively) Gluttonous; having a great greed toward something.
     3. n-m. Glutton or wolverine, a mammalian carnivore of the Arctic regions resembling a small bear with a hairy tail.
     4. n-m. Glutton; a person or animal who eats his food greedily.


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