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tutoyer

[too-twah-yey; French ty-twa-yey] /ˌtu twɑˈyeɪ; French tü twaˈyeɪ/
verb (used with object), tutoyered or tutoyed
[too-twah-yeyd] /ˌtu twɑˈyeɪd/ (Show IPA),
tutoyering
[too-twah-yey-ing] /ˌtu twɑˈyeɪ ɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
1.
to address (someone), especially in French, using the familiar forms of the pronoun “you” rather than the more formal forms; address familiarly.
Origin of tutoyer
1690-1700
1690-1700; < French, to address as tu and toi (the familiar singular forms for “you” in French)
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