Is it correct to say:

"Pour octroire à quelqu'un la totalité des privilèges administratifs"

I found this sentence in an official documentation and I wonder if this is correct.

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    Welcome to FSE. I've already posted an answer. Just from curiosity: where did you find this? – Dimitris Jun 22 '20 at 10:18
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    Il ne faut pas croyer tout ce qui est écrit dans les documents officiels... ;-) – jlliagre Jun 22 '20 at 12:02
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    @Dimitris if you search for it in google you find the source – HISI Jun 22 '20 at 12:33
  • @jlliagre I might add your comment in my answer:-)! – Dimitris Jun 22 '20 at 13:41
  • @Dimitris Sure. Here is another one (not mine): Ne disez pas disez, disez dites ! – jlliagre Jun 22 '20 at 14:52

As far as I know the word 'octroire' does not exist:

  1. https://1mot.net/octroire

  2. https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=octroire&year_start=1800&year_end=2008&corpus=19&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=

Most probably a typo I guess. It should have been 'octroyer'.


To quote @jlliagre :

Il ne faut pas croyer1 tout ce qui est écrit dans les documents officiels ;-)

Ne disez pas disez, disez dites :-)!

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