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soigné

[swahn-yey; French swa-nyey] /swɑnˈyeɪ; French swaˈnyeɪ/
adjective
1.
carefully or elegantly done, operated, or designed.
Also, soignée.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; < French, past participle of soigner to take care of < Germanic (compare Old Saxon sunnea care, concern)
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soigné

/ˈswɑːnjeɪ; French swaɲe/
adjective
1.
well-groomed; elegant
Word Origin
French, from soigner to take good care of, of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon sunnea care
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Word Origin and History for soigne
adj.

"prepared with great attention to detail," 1821, from French soigné (fem. soignée), from past participle of soigner "to take care of," from soin "care," which is of unknown origin.

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