département

[ dey-par-tuh-mahn ]
/ deɪ par təˈmɑ̃ /
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noun, plural dé·par·te·ments [dey-par-tuh-mahn] /deɪ par təˈmɑ̃/. French.


Nearby words

  1. démarche,
  2. démenti,
  3. démodé,
  4. dénouement,
  5. dépanneur,
  6. détente,
  7. día de los muertos,
  8. díaz,
  9. díaz de bivar,
  10. díaz de vivar

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British Dictionary definitions for departement

département

/ (French departəmɑ̃) /

noun

(in France) a major subdivision or branch of the administration of the government

Word Origin for département

C18: from départir to divide; see depart

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