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au revoir

[oh ruh-vwar; English oh ruh-vwahr]
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interjection French.
  1. until we see each other again; goodbye for the present.
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British Dictionary definitions for au revoir

au revoir

sentence substitute
  1. goodbye

Word Origin

literally: to the seeing again
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for au revoir

1690s, French, literally "to the seeing again." From revoir (12c.), from Latin revidere.

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