ajoute v rajoute

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ajoute v rajoute

Could you please explain the difference in meaning between ajoute and rajoute, according to Collins On Line Dictionary they both mean the same thing. Here are the 2 answers from the exercise: -

 À la fin, elle rajoute de la cannelle.'      'A la fin, elle ajoute de la cannelle.' 

ALSO in the two sentences, one of them has A and the other has À. Is this an error? If not please explain why both are correct.

Asked 11 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Strictly speaking, ajouter means "to add" and rajouter means "to add more" of something that's already in the dish. In practice, though, often rajouter and ajouter are used interchangeably without a clear distinction.

J'ajoute du sel. -- I'm adding salt.
Je rajoute du sel. -- I'm adding more salt. (There was already salt in the dish.)

Regarding you 2nd questions: accents on capital letters are optional, not required.

ajoute v rajoute

Could you please explain the difference in meaning between ajoute and rajoute, according to Collins On Line Dictionary they both mean the same thing. Here are the 2 answers from the exercise: -

 À la fin, elle rajoute de la cannelle.'      'A la fin, elle ajoute de la cannelle.' 

ALSO in the two sentences, one of them has A and the other has À. Is this an error? If not please explain why both are correct.

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