The French for refine is the verb raffiner

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    French for refine is the regular ER verb raffiner, outlined here in detail in the tenses employed in today's French language.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb raffiner - French for refine

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of raffiner, which is French for refine.
    • I refine.
    • you refined.
    • he will refine.
    • we would refine.
    • they may refine.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for raffiner, enable you to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Do both many times over.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE raffiner
    Simple Tenses raffiner
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    refine
    raffine raffines raffine raffinons raffinez raffinent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    refined
    raffinais raffinais raffinait raffinions raffiniez raffinaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    refined
    raffinai raffinas raffina raffinâmes raffinâtes raffinèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will refine
    raffinerai raffineras raffinera raffinerons raffinerez raffineront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would refine
    raffinerais raffinerais raffinerait raffinerions raffineriez raffineraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may refine
    raffine raffines raffine raffinions raffiniez raffinent
    Compound Tenses raffiner
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have refined
    ai raffiné as raffiné a raffiné avons raffiné avez raffiné ont raffiné
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had refined
    avais raffiné avais raffiné avait raffiné avions raffiné aviez raffiné avaient raffiné
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

    will have
    aurai raffiné auras raffiné aura raffiné aurons raffiné aurez raffiné auront raffiné
    Conditional Perfect
    Conditionnel Passé

    would have refined
    aurais raffiné aurais raffiné aurait raffiné aurions raffiné auriez raffiné auraient raffiné
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    refine!
    raffine raffinons raffinez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of raffiner the French for refine
    présent de l’indicatif

    je raffine
    - I refine
    tu raffines
    - you refine - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on raffine
    - he, she, it, one refines
    nous raffinons
    - we refine
    vous raffinez
    - you refine (formal or plural)
    ils, elles raffinent
    - they refine

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je raffinais
    - I refined
    - I was refining
    tu raffinais
    - you refined- (familiar or informal)
    - you were refining
    il, elle, on raffinait
    - he, she, it, one refined
    - he, she, it, one was refining
    nous raffinions
    - we refined
    - we were refining
    vous raffiniez
    - you refined- (formal or plural)
    - you were refining
    ils, elles raffinaient
    - they refined
    - they were refining

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    passé simple

    je raffinai
    - I refined
    tu raffinas
    - you refined- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on raffina
    - he, she, it, one refined
    nous raffinâmes
    - we refined
    vous raffinâtes
    - you refined- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles raffinèrent
    they refined
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    futur

    je raffinerai
    - I will refine
    tu raffineras
    - you will refine (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on raffinera
    - he, she, it, one will refine
    nous raffinerons
    - we will refine
    vous raffinerez
    - you will refine (formal or plural)
    ils, elles raffineront
    - they will refine

    Conditional Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    conditionnel

    je raffinerais
    - I would refine
    tu raffinerais
    - you would refine (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on raffinerait
    - he, she, it, one would refine
    nous raffinerions
    - we would refine
    vous raffineriez
    - you would refine (formal or plural)
    ils, elles raffineraient
    - they would refine

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    présent de subjonctif

    que je raffine
    - that I may refine
    que tu raffines
    - that you may refine(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on raffine
    - that he, she, it, one may refine
    que nous raffinions
    - that we may refine
    que vous raffiniez
    - that you may refine(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles raffinent
    - that they may refine

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb raffiner - the verb ‘to refine’ in French

    Past Participle of raffiner is:
    raffiné -refined.

    Because the past participle is used with the various tenses of the verb - to have - avoir, to construct the four main compound tenses, its importance is highlighted. Once you have mastered avoir, you have mastered the key to constructing compound verbs in French.
    • I have refined
    • you had refined
    • he will have refined
    • we would have refined

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of raffiner - French for refine
    passé composé

    Here’s the French for refine conjugated with all the pronouns in the present perfect tense.
    j’ai raffiné
    - I have refined or I did refine or
    - I refined
    tu as raffiné
    - you have refined or you did refine - (familiar or informal) or
    - you refined
    il, elle, on a raffiné
    - he, she, it, one has refine or did refine
    - he, she, it refined
    nous avons raffiné
    - we have refined or we did refine
    - we refined
    vous avez raffiné
    - you have refined or you did refine (formal or plural) or
    - or we refined
    ils, elles ont raffiné
    - they have refined or they did refine
    - they refined

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of raffiner - refine in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

    Here’s the French for -refine conjugated with all the pronouns in the past perfect tense.
    j’avais raffiné
    - I had refined
    tu avais raffiné
    - you had refined- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on avait raffiné
    - he, she, it, one had refined
    nous avions raffiné
    - we had refined
    vous aviez raffiné
    - you had refined (formal or plural)
    ils, elles avaient raffiné
    - they had refined

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    futur antérieur

    j’aurai raffiné
    - I will have
    tu auras raffiné
    - you will have - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aura raffiné
    - he, she, it, one will have
    nous aurons raffiné
    - we will have
    vous aurez raffiné
    - you will have - (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auront raffiné
    - they will have

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    conditionnel passé

    j’aurais raffiné
    - I would have refined
    tu aurais raffiné
    - you would have refined- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aurait raffiné
    - he, she, it, one would have refined
    nous aurions raffiné
    - we would have refined
    vous auriez raffiné
    - you would have refined- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auraient raffiné
    - they would have refined

    Imperative Tense conjugations of raffiner, the French for refine
    impératif

    raffine
    - refine!
    raffinons
    - let’s refine!
    raffinez
    - refine!

    Present Participle of raffiner

    raffinant - refining

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