[oh ruh-vwar; English oh ruh-vwahr]
- until we see each other again; goodbye for the present.
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literally: to the seeing again
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Word Origin and History for au revoir
1690s, French, literally "to the seeing again." From revoir (12c.), from Latin revidere.
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