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Demeurer / habiter

George G.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Demeurer / habiter

So "demeurer" sounds "posh"? What about "habiter"? Don't they mean the same thing?

Asked 4 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi George, 

Yes, you would use 'habiter' or 'demeurer' to say where you reside but habiter is a more straight forward verb which only takes 'avoir' in past tenses.

Demeurer / habiter

So "demeurer" sounds "posh"? What about "habiter"? Don't they mean the same thing?

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