objet trouvé

[ awb-zhe troo-vey ]
/ ɔb ʒɛ truˈveɪ /

noun, plural ob·jets trou·vés [awb-zhe troo-vey] /ɔb ʒɛ truˈveɪ/. French.

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British Dictionary definitions for objet trouve

objet trouvé

/ French (ɔbʒɛ truve) /

noun plural objets trouvés (ɔbʒɛ truve)

any ordinary object considered from an aesthetic viewpoint

Word Origin for objet trouvé

C20: literally: found object
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