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Is “magasin” a false cognate or a false friend to “magazine”?

Our teacher said that "magasin" was a false cognate to "magazine" (which obviously does not mean store), but Wikipedia confuses me with the terms false friend and false cognate. Which is it? Please ...
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Mnémoniques pour les faux amis et les mots qui s'écrivent de la même façon

Quand j’étais écolier je me rappelle qu'on apprenait quelques mnémoniques (dont voici une liste sur Wikibooks) pour faciliter l'acquisition de certaines notions scientifiques ou tout simplement ...
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Similar words in English and in French, and counterexamples

Recently, I've been learning French language and I've noticed that many words in English have similar words in French, for example the word “example” in English and the word “exemple” in French. If I ...
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False friends et Faux amis [closed]

Cette question a été verrouillée pour empêcher l'ajout de réponses supplémentaires Cependant, n'hésitez pas à ajouter de nouveaux faux amis au wiki What are your worst (or most common) false ...