[ rel-uh-vey; French ruh luh-vey ]
/ ˌrɛl əˈveɪ; French rələˈveɪ /
a rising up onto full point or half point from the flat of the feet.
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Origin of relevé
1925–30; < French: literally, raised, past participle of relever; see relieve
Words nearby relevé
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Example sentences from the Web for releves
And so on with the entremets, and hors d'oeuvres, and the rotis, and the releves.A Little Dinner at Timmins's|William Makepeace Thackeray