See also: chèz

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Borrowed from French chez. Doublet of casa.

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chez

  1. At the home of
    • 2008 February 28, Lisa Forest, “Mind the gap: Empty house, empty nest, empty fridge”, in The Telegraph[1]:
      Even if I say so myself, Christmas chez the Forests is quite a heart-warming affair. For Ben, growing up, it was pure magic - a log fire in the grate, ...

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chiese, chese, from Latin casa (house). Doublet of case.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

chez

  1. to, at or in the home, office, etc. of
    chez moiat my house
    chez luiat his house
    chez Françoiseat Françoise’s
    chez le dentisteat the dentist
    chez l'avocatat the lawyer's office
  2. in; among (a group of things or people of the same type)
    Cette maladie se voit souvent chez les chiens.This illness is often seen among dogs.
    le TDAH chez l'adulteADHD in adults
    • 1903, M. Huguet, “Les Conditions Générales de la vie au Mzab”, in Bulletins et mémoires de la Société d'anthropologie de Paris, volume 4, page 220:
      L'impression produite par l'aspect de la Chebka est la même chez tous les voyagers.
      The sight of the Chebka leaves the same impression in all travelers.
  3. in the work of (an author or artist)
    C'est un thème très important chez Baudelaire.That is a very important theme in Baudelaire's work.
    le symbolisme des couleurs chez Picassocolor symbolism in Picasso's work

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