conservatoire

noun
con·​ser·​va·​toire | \ kən-ˈsər-və-ˌtwär How to pronounce conservatoire (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Richard lived with Cécile’s parents during his time as a student at the conservatoire. Pat Mcdonogh, The Courier-Journal, "From France to Louisville, this epic WWII love story of 71 years was cut short by COVID-19," 28 May 2020 Russia also occupies two enclaves in Georgia, where Eliso Babuadze, another cellist, studies at the Tbilisi conservatoire. The Economist, "A new orchestra seeks harmony in the Caucasus," 10 Oct. 2019 Hope explained that studying overseas in world-renowned conservatoires, before joining international companies, was the choice for many burgeoning classical music artistes. Ana Khan, Houston Chronicle, "Upcoming classical music performances in Houston," 10 May 2018 Hope explained that studying overseas in world-renowned conservatoires, before joining international companies, was the choice for many burgeoning classical music artistes. Ana Khan, Houston Chronicle, "Upcoming classical music performances in Houston," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of conservatoire

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conservatoire

French, from Italian conservatorio

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“Conservatoire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conservatoire. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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