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compte rendu

[kawnt rahn-dy] /kɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdü/
noun, plural comptes rendus
[kawnt rahn-dy] /kɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdü/ (Show IPA).
a report of a transaction or proceedings.
Origin of compte rendu
literally, account rendered Unabridged
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  • In the compte-rendu Officiel there is no report of whatever discussion took place.

  • compte-rendu de la commission impériale archéologique pour l'année 1859.

    Jewellery H. Clifford Smith,
  • Generally speaking, the piece has the form of a compte-rendu of the assembly of the states at Paris.

British Dictionary definitions for compte-rendu

compte rendu

/kɔ̃t rɑ̃dy/
noun (pl) comptes rendus (kɔ̃t rɑ̃dy)
a short review or notice, esp of a book
a statement of account
Word Origin
literally: account rendered
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