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du Pré

[doo prey] /du ˈpreɪ/
noun
1.
Jacqueline [zhak-leen] /ʒækˈlin/ (Show IPA), 1945–87, English cellist.

Dupré

[dy-prey] /düˈpreɪ/
noun
1.
Jules
[zhyl] /ʒül/ (Show IPA),
1812–89, French painter.
2.
Marcel
[mar-sel] /marˈsɛl/ (Show IPA),
1886–1971, French organist and composer.
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  • "In a sense it is true, but now she is here she is to have perfect liberty of action," said dupré.

    Vayenne Percy Brebner
  • "I hold you responsible for him," the Duke had said to dupré.

    Vayenne Percy Brebner
  • Whether showing conspicuously in front, or remaining obscurely in the rear, the capitalist controls all; and dupré is this.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • dupré and Diaz are the decorative painters of the Fontainebleau group.

    French Art W. C. Brownell
  • The ambiguity of expression appears strange; indeed incomprehensible, to dupré, as to others who overhear it.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • The young Creole, dupré, entranced with love, has nevertheless not permitted its delirium to destroy all ideas of other kind.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • That matter concerned his own relations to his wife, and his wife's relations to Commander dupré.

    Studies in love and in terror Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • On the contrary, dupré has never set eyes on him, till just before leaving Nachitoches.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • If within the hotel, dupré would certainly be by the side of his Jessie.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for dupré

Dupré

/French dypre/
noun
1.
Marcel (marsɛl). 1886–1971, French organist and composer, noted as an improviser

du Pré

/duː preɪ/
noun
1.
Jacqueline. 1945–87, English cellist. Multiple sclerosis ended her performing career (1973) after which she became a cello teacher
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