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Definition: to stay/live somewhere, to remain

Je demeure en Californie - I live in California.

Même dans les années 30, cette industrie demeurait très compétitive - Even in the 1930's, this industry remained very competitive.

Related: la demeure - residence, demeuré (adj) - half-witted; au demeurant (adv) - incidentally, by the way

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Pronunciation: [deu meu ray]Audio Link

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