ca·​hier | \ kä-ˈyā How to pronounce cahier (audio) , kī-ˈā \

Definition of cahier

: a report or memorial concerning policy especially of a parliamentary body

Examples of cahier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For Cahiers, Mr. Rivette wrote influential appraisals of the work of Hollywood studio directors like Howard Hawks and Fritz Lang, who were considered at the time to be commercial filmmakers of no artistic interest. Dave Kehr, New York Times, "Jacques Rivette, French New Wave Director of Enigmatic Films, Dies at 87," 29 Jan. 2016

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First Known Use of cahier

1692, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cahier

French, from Middle French quaer, caier quire — more at quire

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“Cahier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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