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compte rendu

[kawnt rahn-dy]
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noun, plural comptes ren·dus [kawnt rahn-dy] /kɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdü/. French.
  1. a report of a transaction or proceedings.
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Origin of compte rendu

literally, account rendered
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Historical Examples

  • Compte-rendu de la commission impériale archéologique pour l'année 1859.

    Jewellery

    H. Clifford Smith,

  • Generally speaking, the piece has the form of a compte-rendu of the assembly of the states at Paris.

  • In the Compte-Rendu Officiel there is no report of whatever discussion took place.


British Dictionary definitions for compte rendu

compte rendu

noun plural comptes rendus (kɔ̃t rɑ̃dy)
  1. a short review or notice, esp of a book
  2. a statement of account
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Word Origin

literally: account rendered
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