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sans

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preposition \ˈsanz\

Definition of sans

  1. :  without <my love to thee is sound, sans crack or flaw — Shakespeare>



Examples of sans in a sentence

  1. She went to the party sans her husband.

  2. <anyone sans shirt will not be allowed in the restaurant>



Origin of sans

Middle English saun, sans, from Anglo-French san, sanz, modification of Latin sine without — more at sunder


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with sans


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sans

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noun, \ˈsanz\

Definition of sans

plural sans



Circa 1909

First Known Use of sans

circa 1909


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