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The thing about Paris, it's a great city for wandering around and buying shoes and nursing a cafe au lait for hours on end and pretending you're Baudelaire. But it's not a city where you can work.
Malcolm Mclaren

Meaning of "au lait" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AU LAIT

French, literally: with milk.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AU LAIT

au lait  [əʊ ˈleɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AU LAIT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Au lait is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AU LAIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of au lait in the English dictionary

The definition of au lait in the dictionary is prepared or served with milk.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AU LAIT


alay
əˈleɪ
allay
əˈleɪ
belay
bɪˈleɪ
brise-soleil
ˌbriːzsəʊˈleɪ
Brule
bruːˈleɪ
cabriolet
ˌkæbrɪəʊˈleɪ
cassoulet
ˌkæsəˈleɪ
delay
dɪˈleɪ
gelee
ʒəˈleɪ
gilet
dʒɪˈleɪ
inlay
ɪnˈleɪ
Malay
məˈleɪ
Mandalay
ˌmændəˈleɪ
Millay
mɪˈleɪ
mislay
mɪsˈleɪ
overlay
ˌəʊvəˈleɪ
palay
pæˈleɪ
underlay
ˌʌndəˈleɪ
uplay
ʌpˈleɪ
waylay
weɪˈleɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AU LAIT

au
au contraire
au courant
au fait
au fond
au gratin
au jus
au naturel
au pair
au revoir
aua
aubade
Aube
Auber
auberge
aubergine
aubergiste
Aubervilliers
aubretia

WORDS THAT END LIKE AU LAIT

ait
au fait
await
bait
Bering Strait
extrait
gait
jailbait
krait
Kuwait
lie in wait
parfait
plait
portrait
self-portrait
strait
trait
unplait
wait
whitebait

Synonyms and antonyms of au lait in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «au lait» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AU LAIT

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

Translator English - Chinese

法式
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

au lait
570 millions of speakers

English

au lait
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

au lait
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاتحاد الأفريقي lait
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

с молоком
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

au lait
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আউ জাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

au lait
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Au jus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

au lait
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ミルク入りの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

올레
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Au jus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

au lait
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இல்லை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑजुस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Au jus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

au lait
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

au lait
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

з молоком
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

au lait
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

au lait
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

AU lait
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

au lait
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

au lait
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of au lait

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AU LAIT»

The term «au lait» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.214 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AU LAIT» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «AU LAIT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word au lait.
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Malcolm Mclaren
The thing about Paris, it's a great city for wandering around and buying shoes and nursing a cafe au lait for hours on end and pretending you're Baudelaire. But it's not a city where you can work.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AU LAIT»

Discover the use of au lait in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to au lait and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cafe Au Lait
Londoner Shari Zamore is at the end of her rope.
Liane Spicer, 2013
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Burket's Oral Medicine
TABLE 6 Diseases Commonly Associated with Cafe au Lait Pigmentation Ataxia- telangiectasia Familial cafe au lait spots Familial cavernous malformation Fanconi's anemia Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer Idiopathic epilepsy  ...
Lester William Burket, Martin S. Greenberg, Michael Glick, 2008
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Development, Trade, and the WTO: A Handbook
Further discussions indicated that the Cafe au Lait draft had come to command the explicit support of nearly 50 GATT members. A revised draft (W/47/Rev. 2, July 30, 1986) provided the basis for the Punta del Este declaration and the launch of ...
Bernard M. Hoekman, Aaditya Mattoo, Philip English, 2002
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Neurocutaneous Disorders: Phakomatoses & Hamartoneoplastic ...
A 1.5-year-old child with NF1 showing multiple café-au- lait spots prevalently distributed in the area of the “napkin”. lation (even though café-au-lait spots in non-NF1 individuals have usually more irregular margins and a paler pigmentation); ...
Martino Ruggieri, Ignacio Pascual Castroviejo, Concezio Di Rocco, 2009
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Neurofibromatosis: A Handbook for Patients, Families and ...
A Handbook for Patients, Families and Health Care Professionals Bruce R. Korf, Allen E. Rubenstein. found on the scalp, eyebrows, palms, or soles. Cafe-au-lait spots "grow" with a child, becoming progressively larger with age until adulthood.
Bruce R. Korf, Allen E. Rubenstein, 2011
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Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
CAF£-AU-IAIT SPOTS Cafe-au-lait spots have been reported in some patients with TSC. When associated with TSC, these flat, hyperpigmented macules are usually single and have a diameter of 0.5 to 3 cm. They have well-demarcated ...
Paolo Curatolo, International Child Neurology Association, 2003
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Dermatology
If a particular cafe-au-lait macule is cosmetically disturbing, it can be covered with make-up. Axillary Freckles (CROWE 1964) Axillary freckles or Crowe sign is one of the criteria for the diagnosis of neurofibromatosis i. The lesions resemble tiny ...
Otto Braun-Falco, 2000
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The Bedside Dysmorphologist
As one or two such pigmentary marks are present in up to 20% of the normal population, the recognition of cafe ́-au-lait patches does not, of itself, signify an underlying syndrome but rather begs the question of the clinician as to whether there ...
Crumlin William Reardon Consultant Clinical Geneticist Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, 2007
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Encyclopedia of Special Education
They are of diagnostic significance because they may indicate the presence of serious disease such as neurofibromatosis, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, or tuberous sclerosis (Blakiston's, 1979; Johnson, 1979). Café au lait spots may be found ...
Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, 2007
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Laser Dermatology
At a follow-up of 24 months after laser treatment, 40 % patients showed partial However, all the patients maintained >50 % improvement. The use of a broad band sunscreen is therefore indicated. recurrence. Café au Lait Macules Café au lait ...
David J. Goldberg, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AU LAIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term au lait is used in the context of the following news items.
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Celebrate Independence Day with Balthazar's Sandwich Américain …
If you're not planning to celebrate Independence Day in London, tip your hat to 4 July with this delicious grilled pain au lait with organic ... «GQ.com, Jul 15»
2
Video: Armed gunman robs Morning Call
METAIRIE – Morning Call is known for serving up hot beignets and café au lait 24 hours a day. But what one man wanted early Friday isn't on ... «WWL, Jul 15»
3
Jewish childhood in Paris, Part 2
We drank wine diluted with water with all our meals except in the morning for le petit déjeuner, then we had café au lait with our croissants. «San Diego Jewish World, Jul 15»
4
American Independence Day: Balthazar serves up "le sandwich …
To make it, they grill a pain au lait hot dog bun, lay an organic beef patty upon its billowy innards, crown it with 180g of French fries, burnish with ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
5
What's More American Than Unlimited Tap Water?
Amid beer and bratwurst in Bavaria, or croissants and café au lait in Cannes, or pasta and prosciutto in Parma, an American starts to lament the ... «Pacific Standard, Jul 15»
6
Pralines: A Crescent City connection
“Well you just have to go to Cafe du Monde for beignets and cafe au lait with real New Orleans chicory coffee,” tells Mike. “I have to have a bowl ... «Herald Review, Jul 15»
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Constance Zimmer Gives Peek Into Beauty Closet [PHOTOS]
Another Alaffia product that Constance uses everyday is the Alaffia Shea & Coffee Café au Lait Body Lotion. Zimmer adds, "I love to support ... «Food World News, Jul 15»
8
Starbucks has big French expansion brewing with supermarket deal
France, home of the café allongé and the café au lait, is about to get a lot more American coffee coursing through its veins. Starbucks SBUX ... «Fortune, Jun 15»
9
Here's What Chicory Is, And Why It's In Your Coffee
The world famous Cafe Du Monde still makes its cafe au lait with chicory, and it's especially good with a side of hot beignets. Cafe Du Monde ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
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Merci Monsieur Platini... how Wales wooed legend Michel with a cup …
... the Champions League final but have found the rewards from thinking big in the first place. And everything thanks to one cup of cafe au lait. «WalesOnline, Jun 15»

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