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Definition: place setting; cover, shelter

Mon copain va dîner avec nous, donc il faut mettre un autre couvert - My boyfriend is going to eat with us, so we have to add another place setting

Hôtel et Bar avec 80 couverts - Hotel and bar with 80 seats

Le chat, sous le couvert des buissons du jardin, surveillait sa proie - The cat, under cover of the garden bushes, was watching his prey

les couverts - silverware, flatware, cutlery

Related: mettre le couvert - to set the table; le vivre / le gîte et le couvert - room and board

(adjective) covered (past participle of couvrir)

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Pronunciation: [koo ver]Audio Link
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