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Renoir

[ren-wahr, ren-wahr; French ruh-nwar] /ˈrɛn wɑr, rɛnˈwɑr; French rəˈnwar/
noun
1.
Jean
[zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA),
1894–1979, French film director and writer.
2.
his father, Pierre Auguste
[pyer oh-gyst] /pyɛr oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA),
1841–1919, French painter.
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Renoir

/ˈrɛnwɑː; French rənwar/
noun
1.
Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1894–1979, French film director: his films include La grande illusion (1937), La règle du jeu (1939), and Diary of a Chambermaid (1945)
2.
his father, Pierre Auguste (pjɛr oɡyst). 1841–1919, French painter. One of the initiators of impressionism, he broke away from the movement with his later paintings, esp his many nude studies, which are more formal compositions
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