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au revoir

[oh ruh-vwar; English oh ruh-vwahr]
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interjection French.
  1. until we see each other again; goodbye for the present.
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British Dictionary definitions for au revoir

au revoir

sentence substitute
  1. goodbye
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Word Origin

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

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

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