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concours

[ French kawn-koor; English kong-koor ]
/ French kɔ̃ˈkur; English kɒŋˈkʊər /
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noun, plural con·cours [French kawn-koor; English kong-koorz]. /French kɔ̃ˈkur; English kɒŋˈkʊərz/.
a public contest or competition.
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Origin of concours

1935–40; <French, Old French; see concourse
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