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Flotter

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Definition: to float, drift, hang (in the air), flutter, hover

Ce bateau ne flotte pas - This boat doesn't float.

Son parfum flottait dans l'air - Her perfume hung in the air.

Les vêtements flottent au vent - The clothes are fluttering in the wind.

Un sourire flottait sur ses lèvres - A smile hovered on his lips.

Related: le flot - tide; flottant (adj) - floating; une flotte - fleet

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