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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.ɡʁe.e/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French agreer (to accept, receive, admit, welcome), from Old French agreer (to consent, approve, be grateful), from a- + gré (consent, permission, will). Compare Catalan, Portuguese, and Spanish agradar.

VerbEdit

agréer

  1. (formal) to accept
    Veuillez agréer l'expression de mes sentiments respectueux.
    Yours respectfully (formal closing of a letter)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French agreer (to equip), from Anglo-Norman agreier (to equip, equip a ship with tackle), from a- + *greier, from Old Norse greida (to put in order, prepare, arrange), from Proto-Germanic *garaidijaną (to prepare, put in order), from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ- (to put in order, make comfortable). Cognate with Old English ġerǣdan (to arrange, assist), Middle High German gereiten (to arrange, prepare), Middle Dutch gereide (equipment, harness). More at ready.

VerbEdit

agréer

  1. (archaic) to prepare; rig; trim
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