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prix fixe

[pree fiks; French pree feeks] /ˈpri ˈfɪks; French pri ˈfiks/
noun, plural prix fixes
[pree fiks; French pree feeks] /ˈpri ˈfɪks; French pri ˈfiks/ (Show IPA)
a fixed price charged for any meal chosen from the variety listed on the menu.
Origin of prix fixe
Borrowed into English from French around 1880-85
Can be confused
prix fixe, prefix. Unabridged
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prix fixe

/French pri fiks/
noun (pl) prix fixes (fiks)
a fixed price charged for one of a set number of meals offered on a menu Compare à la carte, table d'hôte
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Word Origin and History for prix fixe

meal served at a fixed price, 1883, French, literally "fixed price" (see price (n.) and fix (v.)).

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