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[ih-vet, ee-vet] /ɪˈvɛt, iˈvɛt/
a female given name, form of Yvonne. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Suddenly Yvette saw a splash of leaves in the top of a tree below us and a big brown monkey swung out on a pendent vine.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • He went back to his room humming a song of Yvette Guilbert's.

  • But I remembered the words of Yvette, uttered in all solemnity: "She is dangerous; you must take care."

    The Ghost Arnold Bennett
  • It seems ungracious to speak of Yvette Guilbert as a great artist.

    Interpreters Carl Van Vechten
  • He went back to Yvette, who, not lacking in shrewdness, sensed something of the situation.

    Scattergood Baines Clarence Budington Kelland
  • Yvette was blasée, and her millinery was in sympathy with her feelings.

    A Versailles Christmas-Tide Mary Stuart Boyd
  • They saw him emerge from the inn with Yvette, help her into the buggy with great solicitude, and drive away.

    Scattergood Baines Clarence Budington Kelland
  • Yvette approached me suddenly, and flung her arms round my neck.

    The Ghost Arnold Bennett

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