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grandeur

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French grandeur, from Old French grandur, from grant, from Latin grandis (grown up, great).

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grandeur (uncountable)

  1. The state of being grand or splendid; magnificence.
  2. Nobility.
  3. (archaic, rare) Greatness; largeness; tallness; loftiness.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French grandur, from grand +‎ -eur.

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NounEdit

grandeur f (plural grandeurs)

  1. size
  2. (physics, mathematics) magnitude, quantity
  3. (astronomy) magnitude
  4. grandeur

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