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tout ensemble

[too tahn-sahn-bluh] /tu tɑ̃ˈsɑ̃ blə/
adverb, French.
all together.
the assemblage of parts or details, as in a work of art, considered as forming a whole; the ensemble. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It is the tout ensemble of her presence and her personal charm.

    Princess Zara Ross Beeckman
  • The attitude was the same; the tout ensemble in no respect different.

    The War Trail Mayne Reid
  • Their beauty was Grecian, their deformity Egyptian, their tout ensemble French.

  • His dress, his look, his tout ensemble, are those of the London man.

    My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • A nice notion the public must have of the tout ensemble of my production!

    An Autobiography Elizabeth Butler
  • The tout ensemble of the building is, in short, perfect harmony.

  • He had the happy eye for the tout ensemble in a fine landscape.

    Confession W. Gilmore Simms
  • As he wore leggings the same as the redskin, his tout ensemble was complete.

    Through Apache Lands R. H. Jayne
  • The tout ensemble was the same—the features, complexion, colour of hair, curl and all.

    The Guerilla Chief Mayne Reid
  • But what does that matter so long as the tout ensemble is pleasing to the eye?

    Ticket No. "9672"

    Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for tout ensemble

tout ensemble

/tut ɑ̃sɑ̃blə/
everything considered; all in all
the total impression or effect
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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