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Meaning of "de Beauvoir" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DE BEAUVOIR

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PRONUNCIATION OF DE BEAUVOIR

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DE BEAUVOIR

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De Beauvoir is a noun.
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WHAT DOES DE BEAUVOIR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir, was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory. Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, an autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics and social issues. She is best known for her novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, as well as her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism.

Definition of de Beauvoir in the English dictionary

The definition of de Beauvoir in the dictionary is Simone. 1908–86, French existentialist novelist and feminist, whose works include Le sang des autres, Le deuxième sexe, and Les mandarins.

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TRANSLATION OF DE BEAUVOIR

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DE BEAUVOIR»

The term «de Beauvoir» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.856 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DE BEAUVOIR»

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The Second Sex
This long-awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English translation.
Simone de Beauvoir, 2012
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Letters to Sartre
In these letters, de Beauvoir tells Sartre everything, tracing the extraordinary complications of their triangular love life; they reveal her not only as manipulative and dependent, but also as vulnerable, passionate, jealous, and committed ...
Simone de Beauvoir, Quintin Hoare, 2012
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Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography
Chronicles the life of the French writer, examining her roles as author, philosopher, feminist, and companion to Jean-Paul Sartre.
Deirdre Bair, 1991
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All Men are Mortal: A Novel
A beautiful actress's encounter with a man who claims to be immortal teaches the man how to enjoy life again, and offers the actress an opportunity to be immortal through her performances
Simone de Beauvoir, 1992
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She Came to Stay
"One of the most acute and thoughtful achievements of French fiction at mid-century." -- New York Times
Simone de Beauvoir, 1999
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The Coming of Age
As the definitive study of the universal problem of growing old, The Coming of Age is "a brilliant achievement" (Marc Slonin, New York Times).
Simone de Beauvoir, 1996
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The Cambridge Companion to Simone de Beauvoir
A convenient and accessible guide to Simone de Beauvoir, published in 2003.
Claudia Card, 2003
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Disgraceful Affair: Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, ...
In this intimate memoir, Bianca Lamblin tells the story of her menage a trois with Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, and their abandonment of her, a Jew, at the onset of World War II.
Bianca Lamblin, 1996
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The Woman Destroyed
Enthralling as faction, suffused with de Beauvoir’s remarkable insights into women, The Woman Destroyed gives us a legendary writer at her best. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Simone De Beauvoir, 2013
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Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter
A superb autobiography by one of the great literary figures of the twentieth century, Simone de Beauvoir's Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter offers an intimate picture of growing up in a bourgeois French family, rebelling as an adolescent ...
Simone de Beauvoir, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DE BEAUVOIR»

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Five tips for relationship happiness from existential philosophers
Max Stirner, Søren Kierkegaard, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir all dealt with love and existential themes, but ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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Provincetown writer blends mystery with history in new novel
Local author Jeanette de Beauvoir's new novel, “Asylum,” takes on a true story of extreme, institutionalized and government-supported abuse of ... «Wicked Local Provincetown, Jul 15»
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Why your mum is your worst critic
In The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir writes that, to a mother, a daughter is “a double, an alter ego into whom the mother is sometimes ... «The Australian Women's Weekly, Jul 15»
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Top 10 Covers of 80s Songs
... of those rattlesnakes / she looks like Eve Marie Saint on the waterfront / she reads Simone de Beauvoir in her American circumstance.”. «MusicSnake, Jul 15»
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As I See It: What really divides us
He was allied with Simone de Beauvoir who helped initiate the modern feminist movement founded on her views that freedom was a man and ... «The Lake Country Echo, Jul 15»
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City of the dead: The hidden treasures of Paris cemeteries
Next to the main entrance on Boulevard Edgar Quinet, Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir rest together, their graves covered in kisses. «CNN, Jul 15»
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Jocelyn Laurence brought out the best in writers
Tall, slender and droll, with wavy hair that fell to her shoulders and a penchant for the works of Simone de Beauvoir, she had a storied career ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
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July 4th Quotes: 50 Sayings To Celebrate Independence Day
Simone de Beauvoir. 45. “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” — William Faulkner. 46. "I prefer liberty ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jul 15»
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“We Need a New Skin Color”: The Racial Imagination of Dada
Must we burn Dada — to adapt a phrase from Simone de Beauvoir? Some might feel relieved, but no, I don't believe we should reject the ... «Hyperallergic, Jul 15»
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Joyce, de Beauvoir, Louis Armstrong, and 'Intelligence Community …
What better way to celebrate July 4th than by reading Simone de Beauvoir's stunning essay and rediscovering America coast to coast in the ... «Foreign Policy, Jul 15»

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