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A house with any kind of age will have dozens of stories to tell. I suppose if a novelist could live long enough, one could base an entire oeuvre on the lives that weave in and out of an antique house.
Anita Shreve

Meaning of "oeuvre" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OEUVRE

Ultimately from Latin opera, plural of opus work.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OEUVRE

oeuvre  [œvrə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OEUVRE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oeuvre 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 OEUVRE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oeuvre

An oeuvre is a work of art. It can also refer to the complete body of an artist's work. Oeuvre or Œuvre may also refer to...

Definition of oeuvre in the English dictionary

The definition of oeuvre in the dictionary is a work of art, literature, music, etc. Other definition of oeuvre is the total output of a writer, painter, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OEUVRE


chef-d´oeuvre
ʃɛdœvrə
chefs-doeuvre
ʃɛdœvrə
chevre
ˈʃevrə
Havre
ˈhɑːvrə
livre
ˈliːvrə
savoir-vivre
ˈsævwɑːˈviːvrə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OEUVRE

oersted
oesophageal
oesophagi
oesophagitis
oesophagoscope
oesophagoscopy
oesophagus
oestradiol
oestral
oestrin
oestriol
oestrogen
oestrogenic
oestrogenically
oestrone
oestrous
oestrous cycle
oestrus
of
of a piece

WORDS THAT END LIKE OEUVRE

adventure
agriculture
Aire
anywhere
architecture
are
arriere
as it were
as you were
aware
be sure
Heimlich manoeuvre
hors d´oeuvre
joie de vivre
Le Havre
louvre
manoeuvre
more
outmanoeuvre
to be sure

Synonyms and antonyms of oeuvre in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oeuvre» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OEUVRE

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

Translator English - Chinese

作品
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oeuvre
570 millions of speakers

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oeuvre
510 millions of speakers

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कृति
380 millions of speakers
ar

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مازا
280 millions of speakers

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творчество
278 millions of speakers

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oeuvre
270 millions of speakers

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শিল্পসম্ভার
260 millions of speakers

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œuvre
220 millions of speakers

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Oeuvre
190 millions of speakers

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Werk
180 millions of speakers

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全作品
130 millions of speakers

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일생의 작품
85 millions of speakers

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Oeuvre
85 millions of speakers
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oeuvre
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மானிப்பாய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑइव्ह्रे
75 millions of speakers

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oeuvre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oeuvre
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

twórczość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

творчість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

opera
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

oeuvre
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

oeuvre
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oeuvre
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oeuvre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oeuvre

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OEUVRE»

The term «oeuvre» is very widely used and occupies the 13.830 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OEUVRE» OVER TIME

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

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3 QUOTES WITH «OEUVRE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word oeuvre.
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Paul Di Filippo
Certainly the highest posthumous praise that can be conferred upon any writer is the assertion that his or her writing permanently altered the literary landscape for the better, opening new textual doors and engaging new readers. That the author's oeuvre was essential and irreplaceable and transformative.
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Anita Shreve
A house with any kind of age will have dozens of stories to tell. I suppose if a novelist could live long enough, one could base an entire oeuvre on the lives that weave in and out of an antique house.
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Rider Strong
Maybe that's the whole teen oeuvre, you know covering people in disgusting bodily fluids and whatnot.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OEUVRE»

Discover the use of oeuvre in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oeuvre and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hors D'Oeuvre at Home with The Culinary Institute of America
With the professional-caliber guidance and recipes in this book, you can prepare an enticing assemblage of hors d'oeuvre that will rival that of any caterer—and impress your guests.
‎2007
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No Man-oeuvre
NO MAN-OEUVRE (On the Highway of Truth) is a further example of John O'Loughlin's aphoristic philosophy in full Social Transcendentalist flight towards an ideological and/or ontological summit, and the title aptly puns the connection ...
John O'Loughlin, 2011
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Opus D'Oeuvre
OPUS D'OEUVRE is one work, as suggested by the title, out of a large oeuvre of works of a literary nature that, collectively, add up to 'Opera D'Oeuvre', and, true to its metaphysical bias, it continues John O'Loughlin's quest for ...
John O'Loughlin, 2011
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Cosimo De' Medici and the Florentine Renaissance: The ...
This remarkable book is the first comprehensive examination of the whole body of works of art and architecture commissioned by Cosimo and his sons.
Dale V. Kent, 2000
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His Masterpiece: (L'Oeuvre).
L'Oeuvre is the fourteenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series by Emile Zola. It was first serialized in the periodical Gil Blas beginning in December 1885 before being published in novel form by Charpentier in 1886.
Emile Zola, 2010
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Hors D'Oeuvre and Canapes
Shares recipes for meat, cheese, seafood, egg, vegetable, and fruit hors d'oeuvre, cocktail sandwiches, croquettes, turnovers, and tarts, and offers tips on serving them
James A Beard, Julia Child, Karl W Stuecklen, 1999
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Letters of Love: Franz Rosenzweig's Spiritual Biography and ...
Letters of Love rereads the oeuvre of Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) in light of his recently published correspondence with Margrit (Gritli) Rosenstock-Huessy (1893-1959).
Ephraim Meir, 2006
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L'oeuvre de David l'Invincible et la transmission de la ...
David, a member of the Platonic school in Alexandria in the sixth century, is credited with several commentaries on Aristotle s logic: those commentaries, and their Armenian translations, form the subject of this book.
J. R. Barnes, 2009
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Williams-Sonoma Collection: Hor D'oeuvre
Offers recipes for more than forty hors d'oeuvres, including crab cakes, vine leaves stuffed with wild rice and apricots, and smoked salmon roulades.
Brigit Binns, Chuck Williams, 2001
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Samuel Beckett, L'oeuvre Carrefour/l'oeuvre Limite:
L'Œuvre PARADOXALE DE BECKETT BILINGUE: Entre confluence et collatéralité Charles Krance Dans les réflexions qui vont suivre, je tenterai en quelque sorte d'approfondir celles que j'ai déjà formulées dans mon introduction à l'édition ...
Marius Buning, Matthijs Engelberts, Sjef Houppermans, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OEUVRE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oeuvre is used in the context of the following news items.
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A new retrospective spotlights the unusual cinematic oeuvre of …
Neil Young is a man of many strange passions – toy trains, old cars, hi-fi audio, screeching feedback – but none are so confounding as his ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
2
Making the Irish sexy: Writing the Frontier: Anthony Trollope …
Several historians and critics have also looked at aspects of his Irish oeuvre, which is now seen as part of the complex history of Irish as well as ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
3
Taylor Swift Girl Gang Entrance Exam
(a) Point to Taylor's oeuvre as a foundational text of an emerging fourth-wave feminism that, with its searing honesty and ability to rattle a stale ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
4
The power of the American story: “I want to read something that …
We both have 30 years more to write. And if we're Toni Morrison, 40 years more! To have that oeuvre is a bigger statement than just one book. «Salon, Jul 15»
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An Unwinnable War
His shelf-bowing oeuvre includes “The Royal Family” (2000), an 800-page novel about sex workers in San Francisco's Tenderloin district; ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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Janet Jackson Drops Video for Glorious New Single, “No Sleep”
J. Cole features on the track (he jumped on for the album version), adding an updated twist to a song that fits comfortably in Jackson's oeuvre. «Vanity Fair, Jul 15»
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Tar Heel film legend Earl Owensby at NC Museum of History
His oeuvre includes "Death Driver," "Living Legend: The King of Rock and Roll," "Wolfman," "Dogs of Hell" (also known as "Rottweiler") and ... «Fayetteville Observer, Jul 15»
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Dieter Moebius mixtape: A sonic appreciation of the late synth master
Collectors should know that Harmonia's entire oeuvre is being reissued as "Complete Works" on vinyl in October -- good news considering that ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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From Grown Ups to Pixels: Which bad Adam Sandler movie is the …
Many of the tropes that characterize Sandler's recent oeuvre are on full display here. Absurdly beautiful, endlessly patient wife? Check. (Here ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
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Is Worrying a Modernist Invention?
O'Gorman's “worry” is neither illness nor oeuvre but a feeling that he can only really define with reference to his own interiority: These beats ... «The New Republic, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oeuvre [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oeuvre>. Oct 2020 ».
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