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au revoir

au revoir

noun au re·voir \ˌōr-ə-ˈvwär, ˌr-, F ōr(-ə)-vwȧr\

Definition of AU REVOIR

:  good-bye —often used interjectionally

Examples of AU REVOIR

  1. <the noise of the street was so loud that the quieter au revoirs of her friends went unheard>

Origin of AU REVOIR

French, literally, till seeing again
First Known Use: 1676

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