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Meaning of "quelquechose" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QUELQUECHOSE

French, literally: something.
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PRONUNCIATION OF QUELQUECHOSE

quelquechose  [ˈkɛlkəˈʃəʊz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUELQUECHOSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quelquechose 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 QUELQUECHOSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of quelquechose in the English dictionary

The definition of quelquechose in the dictionary is an insignificant thing; mere trifle.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUELQUECHOSE


arose
əˈrəʊz
arrows
ˈærəʊz
chose
tʃəʊz
Comoros
ˈkɒməˌrəʊz
cose
kəʊz
diagnose
ˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz
disclose
dɪsˈkləʊz
dispose
dɪˈspəʊz
expose
ɪkˈspəʊz
hose
həʊz
nose
nəʊz
pantyhose
ˈpæntɪˌhəʊz
Penrose
ˈpɛnrəʊz
pose
pəʊz
propose
prəˈpəʊz
pros
prəʊz
rose
rəʊz
suppose
səˈpəʊz
those
ðəʊz
windows
ˈwɪndəʊz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUELQUECHOSE

queerdom
queerish
queerity
queerly
queerness
queest
quelea
quell
quellable
queller
Quelpart
queme
Quemoy
quena
quench
quenchable
quencher
quenching
quenchless
quenchlessly

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUELQUECHOSE

boothose
feldspathose
felspathose
fire hose
garden hose
half-hose
mantyhose
metamorphose
pantihose
spathose
support hose
trunk hose
whose

Synonyms and antonyms of quelquechose in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «quelquechose» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUELQUECHOSE

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

Translator English - Chinese

quelquechose
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

quelquechose
570 millions of speakers

English

quelquechose
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

quelquechose
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

quelquechose
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

quelquechose
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quelquechose
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

quelquechose
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quelquechose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Quelquechose
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

quelquechose
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

quelquechose
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

quelquechose
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Quelquechose
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quelquechose
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

quelquechose
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्वेलचोज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

quelquechose
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

quelquechose
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

quelquechose
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

quelquechose
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

quelquechose
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

quelquechose
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

quelquechose
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

quelquechose
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

quelquechose
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quelquechose

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUELQUECHOSE»

The term «quelquechose» is normally little used and occupies the 109.098 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUELQUECHOSE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «quelquechose» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «quelquechose» 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 quelquechose

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUELQUECHOSE»

Discover the use of quelquechose in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quelquechose and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Linguist: Or, Weekly Instructions in the French & German ...
Quelquechose denotes both something and anything, as here, the distinction between any and some being unknown to the French language. Another singularity is, that though the subst. chose is f. quelquechose is always construed with the ...
‎1825
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Exercises in French composition
Nourrir (to feed) une personne de quelquechose : se nourrir (to lire upon) de bœuf, de mouton, &c. Noyé (drowned) dans les larmes : se noyer dans les plaisirs : les yeux noyés de larmes. Nuire (to hurt) à quelqu'un, à quelquechose, en faisant ...
Pierre François Merlet, 1858
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All the Year Round
They have in Burgundy a dilapidated farm-house, which their neighbours call " the chateau," surrounded with vineyards; they have a dingy suite of apartments in Paris. Madame de Quelquechose farms a portion of her own estate, transacts all  ...
Charles Dickens, 1861
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The Laird of Logan: Or, Anecdotes and Tales Illustrative of ...
He was pleased-he did drink almost all his pint of wine; but before he could get to the end of it, he heard another scufile in the passage_bang went the door_in came the maid“ What is de matter ?" exclaimed Quelquechose, “ Amelie Josephine ...
John Donald Carrick, 1868
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The Laird of Logan: or Anecdotes and Tales illustrative of ...
He was pleased-he did drink almost all his pint of wine; but before he could get to the end of it, he heard another scufile in the passage-bang went the door-in came the maid“ What is de matter ?" exclaimed Quelquechose, “ Amelie Josephine ...
Laird, 1845
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The Laird of Logan; Or, Wit of the West: Being a Collection ...
Symptoms appeared — so did the accoucheur; and Monsieur Quelquechose (or • whatever his name might be) adjourned to the Orange Coffee-house, at the corner of the Haymarket, (where Mr. Matthews, the modern Aristophanes, ...
John Donald Carrick, 1835
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Wedding Day
Quelquechose. You want to get in and then get out of the box. form breakage form ... shores of Lake Champlain mothers were wrenching small arms out of sockets. Not just the mothers. What were the fathers doing, wrenching 17 Quelquechose.
Dana Levin, 2005
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Corruption in Developing Countries
CHAPTER. 3. Tout. Comprendre. c'est. Quelquechose. Pardonner. To judge the venality of bribery and corruption in West Africa by the standards of contemporary Britain would be neither intelligent nor just. A fair judgment must take account of ...
Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins, 2010
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The English Housewife
29 To make any quelquechose. To make a quelquechose, which is a mixture of many things together; take eggs and break them, and do away the one half of the whites, and after they are beaten put to them a good quantity of sweet cream, ...
Michael R. Best, 1994
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The popular educator
Every French verb after which guelqu'un, some one, quelquechose, something, may be placed, is an active verb. Thus, in th« following sentences, protdger, changer, chanter, etc., are active verbs, because we may say proMger quelqu'un,  ...
Popular educator, 1767

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