oeuvre

See also: œuvre

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French œuvre, from the Latin opus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oeuvre (plural oeuvres)

  1. A work of art.
  2. The complete body of an artist's work.

QuotationsEdit

  • 1997: Chris Horrocks, Introducing Foucault, page 7 (Totem Books, Icon Books; ISBN 1840460865)
    Let’s “fictionalize” Foucault’s life by turning it into a biographical account of Foucault and his oeuvre or work.

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See alsoEdit


DutchEdit

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NounEdit

oeuvre n (plural oeuvres, diminutive oevretje n)

  1. oeuvre

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

oeuvre m (plural oeuvres)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of œuvre.

Usage notesEdit

  • The œ ligature is often replaced in contemporary French with 'oe', as the œ character does not appear on AZERTY keyboards.

AnagramsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 04:13