[ lee-trey ]
/ liˈtreɪ /
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Max·i·mi·lien Paul É·mile [mak-see-mee-lyan pawl ey-meel], /mak si miˈlyɛ̃ pɔl eɪˈmil/, 1801–88, French lexicographer and philosopher.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for Littré
Marechal, who had listened silently until then, interrupted the conversation, to defend the monkeys in the name of Littre.Serge Panine, Complete|Georges Ohnet
Such love and patience and loyalty as were shown by M. Littre redeem the race.