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soigné

or soi·gnée

[ swahn-yey; French swa-nyey ]
/ swɑnˈyeɪ; French swaˈnyeɪ /
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adjective

carefully or elegantly done, operated, or designed.

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Origin of soigné

1915–20; <French, past participle of soigner to take care of <Germanic (compare Old Saxon sunnea care, concern)
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British Dictionary definitions for soigné

soigné

feminine soigne

/ (ˈswɑːnjeɪ, French swaɲe) /

adjective

well-groomed; elegant

Word Origin for soigné

French, from soigner to take good care of, of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon sunnea care
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