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Prévost d'Exiles

[prey-voh deg-zeel] /preɪˈvoʊ dɛgˈzil/
noun
1.
Antoine François
[ahn-twan frahn-swa] /ɑ̃ˈtwan frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA),
("Abbé Prévost") 1697–1763, French novelist.
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Prévost d'Exiles

/French prevo dɛɡzil/
noun
1.
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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