The Alternative French Dictionary: bail

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Entry definition

bail etymology From bailler. pronunciation
  • /baj/
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noun: {{fr-noun}}
  1. lease
  2. (colloquial) yonks, ages
    • 2004, David Foenkinos, Le potentiel érotique de ma femme: Il disait que ça faisait un bail qu'ils ne s'étaient pas vus, qu'il lui manquait […]. He was saying that it had been ages since they'd seen each other, and that he missed him.

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