[ rahn-duh-voo, -dey-; French rahn-de-voo ]
/ 藞r蓱n d蓹藢vu, -de瑟-; French r蓱虄 d蓻藞vu /
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noun, plural ren路dez路vous [rahn-duh-vooz; French rahn-de-voo]. /藞r蓱n d蓹藢vuz; French r蓱虄 d蓻藞vu/.
an agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certain time and place.
the meeting itself.
a place designated for a meeting or assembling, especially of troops or ships.
a meeting of two or more spacecraft in outer space.
a favorite or popular gathering place.
verb (used with or without object), ren路dez路voused [rahn-duh-vood], /藞r蓱n d蓹藢vud/, ren路dez路vous路ing [rahn-duh-voo-ing]. /藞r蓱n d蓹藢vu 瑟艐/.
to assemble at an agreed time and place.
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Origin of rendezvous

1585鈥95; <Middle French, noun use of rendez-vous (imperative) present or betake yourselves; see render1
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British Dictionary definitions for rendezvous

/ (藞r蓲nd瑟藢vu藧) /

noun plural -vous (-藢vu藧z)
a meeting or appointment to meet at a specified time and place
a place where people meet
an arranged meeting of two spacecraft
to meet or cause to meet at a specified time or place

Word Origin for rendezvous

C16: from French, from rendez-vous! present yourselves! from se rendre to present oneself; see render
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