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can verb

could, couth   /kən/ , /ˈkæn/ , /ˈkɛn/ , [kʰn̩] , [kʰən] , [ˈkʰan] , [ˈkʰeən] , [ˈkʰæn] , [ˈkʰɛən]
  • to be able
  • may
pouvoir

can verb

caned   /ˈkæn/ , /ˈkæːn/ , [ˈkeən]
  • to preserve
conserver
  • to discard
jeter
  • to fire or dismiss an employee
limoger, virer
  • to shut up
taire

can noun

  /ˈkæn/ , /ˈkæːn/ , [ˈkeən]
  • a tin-plate canister
boîte de conserve
  • a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids
bidon, canette
  • non-offensive slang for toilet
WC, chiottes
  • a container used to carry and dispense water for plants
arrosoir
  • buttocks
boule, fesses, miches

canned adjective

  /kænd/
  • preserved in cans
boîte, conserve

canning noun

  /ˈkænɪŋ/
  • preserving process
mise en boîte, mise en conserve
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