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objet trouvé

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

noun plural objets trouvés (ɔbʒɛ truve)
  1. any ordinary object considered from an aesthetic viewpoint
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Word Origin

C20: literally: found object
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