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au revoir (French) (o rəvwar) 

Definitions

sentence substitute

  1. goodbye

Word Origin

literally: to the seeing again

Example Sentences Including 'au revoir'

"But he bids au revoir to French football at the end of the season.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
Halmé left him, with a murmur of sim vo-khalir, which he knew meant au revoir , and he lay awake, feeling as if he would never sleep again.
Amanda Hemingway THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
He then told the driver to take him to dispersal so he could bid au revoir to his comrades.
Patrick Bishop FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)
She said ` au revoir " and thanks to Madame Argenti, who gave her a curt nod, as much as to say, `Good girl!
Loraine, Philip Last Shot
To many, this was akin to saying: Bienvenue Soul Food; au revoir Red Green.
Globe and Mail (2003)
`He was very much into rituals, and we had to say `bonjour" and ` au revoir " to the trees.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)

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