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remarque

or re·mark

[ri-mahrk]
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noun Fine Arts.
  1. a distinguishing mark or peculiarity indicating a particular stage of a plate.
  2. a small sketch engraved in the margin of a plate, and usually removed after a number of early proofs have been printed.
  3. a plate so marked.

Origin of remarque

From French, dating back to 1880–85; see origin at remark

Remarque

[ri-mahrk; German ruh-mahrk]
noun
  1. E·rich Ma·ri·a [er-ik muh-ree-uh; German ey-rikh mah-ree-ah] /ˈɛr ɪk məˈri ə; German ˈeɪ rɪx mɑˈri ɑ/, 1898–1970, German novelist in the U.S.
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remarque

remark

noun
  1. a mark in the margin of an engraved plate to indicate the stage of production of the plate. It is removed before the plate is finished
  2. a plate so marked
  3. a print or proof from a plate so marked

Word Origin

C19: from French; see remark

Remarque

noun
  1. Erich Maria (ˈeːrɪç maˈriːa). 1898–1970, US novelist, born in Germany, noted for his novel of World War I, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929)
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