compte rendu

[ kawnt rahn-dy ]
/ kɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdü /

noun, plural comptes ren·dus [kawnt rahn-dy] /kɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdü/. French.

a report of a transaction or proceedings.

Origin of compte rendu

literally, account rendered
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Examples from the Web for compte rendu

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

    Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
  • In the Compte-Rendu Officiel there is no report of whatever discussion took place.

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

British Dictionary definitions for compte rendu

compte rendu

/ French (kɔ̃t rɑ̃dy) /

noun plural comptes rendus (kɔ̃t rɑ̃dy)

a short review or notice, esp of a book
a statement of account

Word Origin for compte rendu

literally: account rendered
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