à jour

[ ah -zhoor; French a -zhoor ]
/ ˈɑ ˈʒʊər; French a ˈʒur /

adjective

of or relating to objects that are pierced, perforated, or decorated with an openwork pattern.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also a·jou·ré [ah-zhoo-rey; French a-zhoo-rey]. /ˌɑ ʒʊˈreɪ; French a ʒuˈreɪ/.

Origin of à jour

<French: literally, (open) to daylight

Words nearby à jour

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