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écrasé

[ ey-krah-zey, -kruh- ]
/ ˌeɪ krɑˈzeɪ, -krə- /
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adjective

(of leather) crushed to produce a grained effect.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of écrasé

<French, past participle of écraser to crush, bruise, Middle French, equivalent to é-ex-1 + -craser<Middle English crasen to brake, shatter; see craze

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