recherche

See also: Recherche and recherché

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French recherché. Doublet of ricercata.

AdjectiveEdit

recherche (comparative more recherche, superlative most recherche)

  1. Exquisite; lavishly elegant and refined.
  2. Exotic or obscure.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French recherche.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rəˈʃɛr.ʒə/, /ˌreːˈʃɛr.ʒə/
  • Hyphenation: re‧cher‧che
  • Rhymes: -ɛrʒə

NounEdit

recherche f (uncountable)

  1. criminal-investigation unit or department of a police force
  2. criminal investigation, detective work
  3. (obsolete) research

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: reserse (criminal investigator)
  • West Frisian: resjerzje

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Deverbal of rechercher (to research).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

recherche f (plural recherches)

  1. research
  2. search

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

recherche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of rechercher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of rechercher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of rechercher
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of rechercher
  5. second-person singular imperative of rechercher

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