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foyer

See also: Foyer

EnglishEdit

A foyer in an opera house

EtymologyEdit

From French foyer (hearth, lobby), in turn from Vulgar Latin *focārium, from Late Latin focārius, from Latin focus (hearth)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

foyer (plural foyers)

  1. A lobby, corridor, or waiting room, used in a hotel, theater, etc.
    We had a drink in the foyer waiting for the the play to start.
  2. The crucible or basin in a furnace which receives the molten metal.
  3. (UK) A hostel offering accommodation and work opportunities to homeless young people.

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CzechEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French foyer.

NounEdit

foyer m

  1. theater lobby, foyer.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *focārium, nominalization of the Late Latin adjective focārius, from Latin focus (hearth)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

foyer m (plural foyers)

  1. hearth
  2. lobby, foyer
  3. home, domicile
  4. household
  5. source, centre, seat

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