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agrément

[ah-grey-mahnt; French a-grey-mahn] /ˌɑ greɪˈmɑnt; French a greɪˈmɑ̃/
noun, plural agréments
[ah-grey-mahnts; French a-grey-mahn] /ˌɑ greɪˈmɑnts; French a greɪˈmɑ̃/ (Show IPA)
1.
Music. ornament (def 9).
2.
agréments, Also, agrémens
[a-grey-mahn] /a greɪˈmɑ̃/ (Show IPA)
. agreeable qualities or circumstances.
3.
the official approval by a government of a proposed envoy from a foreign government.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; < French: literally, pleasure; see agreement
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agrément

/French agremɑ̃/
noun
1.
  1. formal approval for a construction project to proceed
  2. (as modifier): an agrément certificate
Word Origin
C20: French, literally: agreement
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