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éclaircissement

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noun, éclair·cis·se·ment \ā-kler-sēs-(ə-)mäⁿ\

Definition of éclaircissement

plural éclaircissements \-mäⁿ(z)\

  1. :  a clearing up of something obscure :  enlightenment



Origin of éclaircissement

French


First Known Use: 1667


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