[ rob-er-uhnt ]
/ ˈrɒb ər ənt /
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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.
Origin of roborant
1655–65; <Latin rōborant- (stem of rōborāns), present participle of rōborāre to strengthen, equivalent to rōbor- (stem of rōbur) oak, hardness + -ant--ant
Words nearby roborant
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British Dictionary definitions for roborant
/ (ˈrəʊbərənt, ˈrɒb-) /
tending to fortify or increase strength
a drug or agent that increases strength
Word Origin for roborant
C17: from Latin roborāre to strengthen, from rōbur an oak
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