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Prévost d'Exiles

[ prey-vohdeg-zeel ]
/ preɪˈvoʊ dɛgˈzil /
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noun
An·toine Fran·çois [ahn-twanfrahn-swa], /ɑ̃ˈtwan frɑ̃ˈswa/, "Abbé Prévost", 1697–1763, French novelist.
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Prévost d'Exiles
/ (French prevo dɛɡzil) /

noun
Antoine François (ɑ̃twan frɑ̃swa), known as Abbé Prévost. 1697–1763, French novelist, noted for his romance Manon Lescaut (1731), which served as the basis for operas by Puccini and Massenet
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