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Meaning of "cri de coeur" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRI DE COEUR

Altered from French cri du coeur.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRI DE COEUR

cri de coeur  [ˌkriː də ˈkɜː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRI DE COEUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cri de coeur 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 CRI DE COEUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cri de coeur in the English dictionary

The definition of cri de coeur in the dictionary is a cry from the heart; heartfelt or sincere appeal.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRI DE COEUR


claqueur
klæˈkɜː
co-occur
ˌkəʊəˈkɜː
Coeur
kɜː
concur
kənˈkɜː
cur
kɜː
curr
kɜː
incur
ɪnˈkɜː
Kerr
kɜː
kir
kɜː
nonconcur
ˌnɒnkənˈkɜː
occur
əˈkɜː
recur
rɪˈkɜː
reincur
ˌriːɪnˈkɜː
reoccur
ˌriːəˈkɜː
scur
skɜː
skirr
skɜː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRI DE COEUR

criant
crib
crib death
crib-biter
crib-biting
crib-wall
cribbage
cribbage board
cribbed
cribber
cribbing
cribble
cribella
cribellar
cribellum
cribrate
cribration
cribriform
cribrose

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRI DE COEUR

affaire de coeur
affaire d´honneur
affaires de coeur
affaires d´honneur
amateur
auteur
Bonheur
chauffeur
cris de coeur
douceur
entrepreneur
grandeur
hauteur
longueur
masseur
minceur
monsieur
Pasteur
Ricoeur
voyeur

Synonyms and antonyms of cri de coeur in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cri de coeur» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRI DE COEUR

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

Translator English - Chinese

CRI德心
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cri de coeur
570 millions of speakers

English

cri de coeur
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

CRI डे Coeur
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

CRI دي كور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

крик души
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cri de coeur
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Cri de coeur
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cri du coeur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cri de coeur
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cri de coeur
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

CRI ·ド·クール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

CRI 드 쾨르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cri de coeur
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

cri de coeur
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Cri de coeur
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Cri de coeur
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Cri de coeur
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cri de coeur
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cri de coeur
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

крик душі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cri de coeur
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

cri de coeur
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cri de coeur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cri de coeur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cri de coeur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cri de coeur

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRI DE COEUR»

The term «cri de coeur» is regularly used and occupies the 90.918 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRI DE COEUR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cri de coeur

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRI DE COEUR»

Discover the use of cri de coeur in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cri de coeur and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for ...
A person suffering from congenital thyroid deficiency. A mentally deficient person. An idiot or moron. cri de coeur n., pl. cris de coeur [Fr. cri cry, shout (1); de of (2); coeur heart, soul (3): cry of heart.] A passionate complaint, utterance, or appeal.
Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie, Thomas J. Sienkewicz, 1999
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Cultural Autonomy: Frictions and Connections
The imperial psychology and colonial tropes that orchestrate Dallaire's memoir mark it as a peacekeeping narrative (Razack 2004, 157) and are reflected in the notion ofthe cri de coeur. Evoking spontaneous outbursts of unbearable pain and  ...
Petra Rethmann, Imre Szeman, William D. Coleman, 2011
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Treasure
And I thought Cri de Coeur just appeared like Joseph Smith's tablets." 'Hey Mom! Remember that book Dad sent me? A book Reverend Omo plugs? Everything A Teenaged Boy Should Know by Dr Whatever. I said I guessed it was Deane's ...
Elizabeth Knox, 1992
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Changing Lives: Life Stories of Asian Pioneers in Women's ...
To me, this is a cri de coeur warning us about the assumed liberating potential of theory built about and by women, its capacity to reproduce oppressive stereotyped images, and ineffective strategies for change. More importantly, this cri de ...
Committee on Women's Studies in Asia, 1995
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Cesare Beccaria: The Genius of "On Crimes and Punishments"
Rather, was it a cri de coeur for a complete reform of penal law giving rise to an intellectual movement for a more rational and enlightened society based on the social contract philosophy. It became the inspiration of a new and novel ...
John Hostettler, 2011
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Champions of the Rule of Law
Rather, was it a cri de coeur for a complete reform of the criminal law which gave rise to an intellectual movement for a more rational and enlightened society. The success of the book was explained by Marcello Maestro who wrote that, “The ...
John Hostettler, 2011
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Shake Hands With The Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda
An award-winning international sensation, Shake Hands with the Devil is a landmark contribution to the literature of war: a remarkable tale of a soldier's courage and an unforgettable portrait of modern warfare.
Romeo Dallaire, 2008
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Signifying Loss: Toward a Poetics of Narrative Mourning
52 In this respect, can Devon Drew lodge a complaint—a cri de coeur that would bear witness to what Douglas Crimp, for instance, calls “the terrible vulnerability” or “frailty” of being human,53 of which the stark fact that AIDS has claimed the ...
Nouri Gana, 2011
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Blood Games
... claims there's a detective down there named Cooper. He says she's a hot boiled bitch and he thinks you're pushing her. Hagen called Goodman and he got the Mayor. The Mayor calls our Mayor. Can you guess the next 17: Cri de Coeur.
Woody Tanger, 1997
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The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry
So whatis a cri-de-coeur, cunt? Can'tyou speak the language thatyer mam spoke. Think of'er! Can yer onlygetyour tongue roundfucking Greek? Go andfuck yerselfwith cri-de-coeur!8 In these two stanzas, the first, in Standard English, is.
Peter Robinson, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRI DE COEUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cri de coeur is used in the context of the following news items.
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John Green Is a Hero of the Teen Internet. Is He to Blame for the …
He parried with his own Tumblr cri de coeur. ADVERTISING. “You want me to defend myself against the implication that I sexually abuse ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Greek citizens: 'It's like being in a war without weapons'
Issuing a dramatic cri de coeur, the head of the National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce implored the prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Can this Man's Career Be Saved?
Seems most elite institutions from University College London to the New York Times are afraid of the mob. Hannan's cri de coeur: Speak up. «Independent Women's Forum, Jul 15»
4
Eurozone Struggles To Find Joint Response To Greek Referendum
... while Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, delivered a cri de coeur lamenting the desperate situation the eurozone and the EU now found ... «malaysiandigest.com, Jul 15»
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Privacy Is Freedom
Ten months after the first Snowden revelations, Zuckerberg posted on Facebook the following cri de coeur to air his concerns over the enduring ... «Truthdig, Jul 15»
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J D Fergusson on modern Scottish painting
Ultimately his book is a cri de coeur for artistic freedom. In expressing this he was not always lucid and could be bombastic, repetitive and ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
7
Beer Me: Drinking local craft beer during Stampede
Local food writer Julie Van Rosendaal gave voice to these complaints in a recent post on her Facebook page, an eloquent cri de coeur urging ... «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
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Luca Dellaverson's Art of Undoing at Jack Tilton Speaks for a New …
Dellaverson delivers on the promise of his show's title, "Fight This Generation," which is a cri de coeur to Millennials to get up, get out, and fight ... «artnet News, Jul 15»
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Spring Awakening: The Spirit of Life on Display
That cri de coeur of Blanche de Bois haunts my mind each time a play begins. It's not an easy thing, that magic; sometimes it's fleeting, less ... «ithaca.com, Jul 15»
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Wage Protest Sullies Sotheby's London Contemporary Sale
According to a Facebook post by the union, United Voices of the World (UVW), which included the cri de coeur "Dignity Under the Hammer," a ... «artnet News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cri de coeur [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cri-de-coeur>. Jun 2019 ».
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