must in the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

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I.must1 <nég must not, mustn't> [Brit mʌst, Am məst] VERB modal When must indicates obligation or necessity, French tends to use either the verb devoir or the impersonal construction il faut que + subjunctive: I must go = je dois partir, il faut que je parte. For examples and particular usages see I. 1. and I. 3. below. See also haveand the related usage note.
When must expresses assumptions or probability, the verb devoir is always used: it must strike you as odd that = ça doit te sembler bizarre que ( + subj). See I. 7. below for further examples.
For the conjugation of devoir, see the French verb tables.

1. must (indicating obligation, prohibition):

3. must (stressing importance, necessity):

7. must (expressing assumption, probability):

II.must1 [Brit mʌst, Am məst] NOUN

See also have

I.have [Brit hav, Am hæv, həv, (ə)v] VERB trans

2. have (consume):

9. have (undergo, suffer):

10. have (cause to be done):

II.have [Brit hav, Am hæv, həv, (ə)v] VERB modal

III.have [Brit hav, Am hæv, həv, (ə)v] VERB aux

1. have:

V.have [Brit hav, Am hæv, həv, (ə)v]

must2 [Brit mʌst, Am məst] NOUN (grape juice)

I.must-have [Am ˈməsthæv] inf NOUN

II.must-have [Am ˈməsthæv] inf ADJ

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