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entourage

See also: Entourage

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French entourage, from entourer (to surround).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒn.tʊ.ɹɑːʒ/, /ˈɑ̃ː.tʊ.ɹɑːʒ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑn.tə.ɹɑʒ/

NounEdit

entourage (plural entourages)

  1. A retinue of attendants, associates or followers.
  2. (topology) A binary relation in a uniform space which generalises the notion of two points being no farther apart than a given fixed distance; a uniform neighbourhood.

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From entourer +‎ -age

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

entourage m (plural entourages)

  1. ornament, decoration surrounding something
    Entourage de fleurs, de perles.
  2. group of acquaintances
    Cet homme a un mauvais entourage.

ReferencesEdit

entourage” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

French

NounEdit

entourage m (invariable)

  1. entourage, retinue

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

entourage m (plural entourages)

  1. entourage (retinue of attendants, associates or followers)
  2. clique (one’s social group of friends)