[ œ-vruh ]
/ ˈœ vrə /

noun, plural oeu·vres [œ-vruh] /ˈœ vrə/. French.

the works of a writer, painter, or the like, taken as a whole.
any one of the works of a writer, painter, or the like.
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British Dictionary definitions for oeuvre

/ French (œvrə) /


a work of art, literature, music, etc
the total output of a writer, painter, etc

Word Origin for oeuvre

ultimately from Latin opera, plural of opus work
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