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variants or charrette
plural -s
: the intense final effort made by architectural students to complete their solutions to a given architectural problem in an allotted time or the period in which such an effort is made


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intransitive verb

variants or charrette
charetted or charretted; charetted or charretted; charetting or charretting; charettes or charrettes
: to exert oneself in a charette

Word History



French charrette cart (used to transport drawings), from Old French, cart, from char wheeled vehicle + -ette

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“Charette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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