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un dispositif

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Definition: device, mechanism; plan (of action, attack...)

J'ai acheté un dispositif d'alarme - I bought an alarm / warning device.

Nous devons mettre en place un dispositif - We need to begin a plan of action.

Le dispositif d'attaque est compliqué - The plan of attack is complicated.

Related: disposer - to arrange, incline (s.o. to do s.t.), une disposition - arrangement, mood

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