au revoir

[ oh ruh-vwar; English oh ruh-vwahr ]
/ oʊ rəˈvwar; English ˌoʊ rəˈvwɑr /

interjection French.

until we see each other again; goodbye for the present.
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British Dictionary definitions for au revoir

au revoir

/ French (o rəvwar) /

sentence substitute

goodbye

Word Origin for au revoir

literally: to the seeing again
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Word Origin and History for au revoir

au revoir


1690s, French, literally "to the seeing again." From revoir (12c.), from Latin revidere.

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