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Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.
Germaine Greer

Meaning of "amour" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AMOUR

From Old French, from Latin amor love.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AMOUR

amour  [amur] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMOUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Amour is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AMOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Amour

Amour may refer to: ▪ Amour, a Danish film ▪ Amour, a French-language film directed by Michael Haneke ▪ Amour, a 1997 stage musical by Michel Legrand ▪ Amour, a 1974–76 cycle of clarinet pieces by Karlheinz Stockhausen ▪ Amour, an assembly constituency in Purnia district, Bihar, India ▪ Amour Patrick Tignyemb, Cameroonian footballer ▪ "Amour", a song by Rammstein from Reise, Reise...

Definition of amour in the English dictionary

The definition of amour in the dictionary is a love affair, esp a secret or illicit one.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMOUR

amort
amortal
amortisable
amortisement
amortizable
amortization
amortize
amortized mortgage loan
amortizement
Amos
amosite
amotion
amount
amount of substance
amour-propre
amourette
amove
amowt
amoxicillin
amoxycillin

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMOUR

affaire d´amour
affaires d´amour
armour
black humour
body armour
brain tumour
chink in one´s armour
clamour
enamour
glamour
humour
out of humour
paramour
plate armour
rumour
secondary tumour
sense of humour
Seymour
toilet humour
tumour

Synonyms and antonyms of amour in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AMOUR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «amour» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of amour

Translation of «amour» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AMOUR

Find out the translation of amour to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of amour from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «amour» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

AMOUR
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amour
570 millions of speakers

English

amour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रणय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العمور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

амур
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

amour
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিরিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amour
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Amour
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Liebe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

情事
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아무르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amour
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tình sự
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காதற்செயல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समतोल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aşk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

amour
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

amour
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

амур
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

amour
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

amour
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

amour
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

amour
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

amour
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of amour

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMOUR»

The term «amour» is very widely used and occupies the 6.797 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMOUR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «amour» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «amour» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about amour

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2 QUOTES WITH «AMOUR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word amour.
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Germaine Greer
Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.
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Rob Sheffield
Our amour fou with 'The Sopranos' is headed for long-term parking, like so many of its most memorable characters. We'll never see a show like this again.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMOUR»

Discover the use of amour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to amour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Last of the Breed
“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.
Louis L'Amour, 2005
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Fraktur Mon Amour
Fraktur Mon Amour is the winner of several awards, including the Type Directors Club of New York's 2007 Award for Typographic Excellence.
Judith Schalansky, 2008
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Hiroshima Mon Amour
This book contains the complete script of the film, as well as Miss Duras' original synopsis and notes.
Marguerite Duras, 1961
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The Copywrights: Intellectual Property and the Literary ...
The texts in question became, in turn, part of what Saint-Amour characterizes as a "counterdiscourse" to extensive monopoly copyright, a vocal minority that insisted on a broadly conceived public domain not only as indispensable to free ...
Paul K. Saint-Amour, 2003
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The Walking Drum
From the Paperback edition.
Louis L'Amour, 2005
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Flint
Flint alone can help Nancy save her ranch…with his cash, his connections—and his gun. He still has his legendary will to fight. All he needs is time, and that’s fast running out…. From the Paperback edition.
Louis L'Amour, 2005
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War Party
In these marvelous stories of the West, Louis L'Amour tells of travelers, gunfighters, homesteaders, and adventurers: men and women making hard and sudden choices and fighting battles that could cut a person's life short--or open up a bold ...
Louis L'Amour, 2005
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Amour Des Lettres Et Le Désir de Dieu:
The Love of Learning and the Desire for God is composed of a series of lectures given to young monks at the Institute of Monastic Studies at Sant'Anselmo in Rome during the winter of 1955-56.
Jean Leclercq, 1982
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Tarot D'Amour: Find Love, Sex, and Romance in the Cards
With romantic interpretations for each of the 78 tarot cards and for various spreads, this guide offers ideas for sexual play that arise from them.
Kooch Daniels, Victor Daniels, 2003
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Beasts of Love: Richard de Fournival's Bestiaire D'amour and ...
Beer presents a close, linear reading of the two literary texts.
Jeanette M. A. Beer, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term amour is used in the context of the following news items.
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Family call 'ghostbuster' to cleanse home after demon repeatedly …
Ghostbuster Robert Amour, 43, who charges £100 for a three-hour house “clearance”, arrived at the house with a Bible and crucifix. He banned ... «Perth Now, Jul 15»
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'At first I presumed everyone could see spirits' - meet the Swansea …
When a "poltergeist" terrorised Keiron and Tracy Fry they called Swansea's Robert Amour...here he tells of decades of fighting troubled spirits. «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
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Homeless care facility planned for Jefferson Street
The owner of the yoga studio, Danielle D'Amour, also could not be immediately reached for comment. Copyright 2015 Napa Valley Register. «Napa Valley Register, Jul 15»
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Seahorse Robots Have Better Body Amour And A Powerful Tail
Robot engineers at Clemson University say that the creatures have an especially durable body amour due to its bony structure, and a useful, ... «Mirror Daily, Jul 15»
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Cherry amour: Cherry cola traybake | Daily Mail Online
RELATED ARTICLES. Previous; 1; Next. Quick-cherry-trifle.jpg Cherry amour: We're loving these luscious beauties straight. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Cherry amour: Ice cream sundae with fresh cherries | Daily Mail Online
RELATED ARTICLES. Previous; 1; Next. Quick-cherry-trifle.jpg Cherry amour: We're loving these luscious beauties straight. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Une récolte d'agriculteurs 100 % masculine
Les agriculteurs qui pourraient composer la nouvelle cuvée de L'amour est dans le pré ont enfin été sélectionnés. Parmi ces huit concurrents, ... «Le Journal de Montréal, Jul 15»
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Chatting With Lisa L'Amour About Her Latest Play, Detroit
Lisa D'Amour's play, Detroit (which has nothing to do with the Motor City, except for the unease about economic instability the word can trigger) ... «SF Weekly, Jul 15»
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Hiroshima mon amour: Criterion Collection
Alain Resnais' Hiroshima mon amour follows a nameless French actress (Emmanuelle Riva, in her first film role) and Japanese architect (Eiji ... «DVD Talk, Jul 15»
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Howell's l'amour for Open in Paris
SWINDON golfer David Howell will be looking to continue his love affair with the Alstom Open de France when he tees off this morning. «Swindon Advertiser, Jul 15»

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