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  • noun fencing A warning; used to indicate a minor rule infraction by one of the fencers


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  • [38] In the "avertissement" to his _Système des Animaux sans Vertèbres_

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  • There will be ropes hung with flags that display the skull & crossbones and have words like verboten, avertissement, and avalanche.

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  • Mais ce qui paraissait au debut un simple defi devient peu a peu un avertissement au yeux de Baptiste quand "lit n°1" perd la raison lors d'un enieme correction de Gael ...

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  • The author of the avertissement in the 1740 edition of the Dons de Comus suggests that “the cuisinier and the pâtissier must have been able to borrow the pen of some man of letters, whom they fed well upon the condition of adopting his work and publishing it under their names” p.

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  • (VIe avertissement aux protestants, III, ix) Bossuet still proudly described Catholicism as the least tolerant of all religions and, as if to compete with this proud boast, the Walloon Synod of Leyden (an overwhelming ma - jority of whose members were Huguenot refugees) firmly condemned religious toleration as a heresy.


  • Correspondance: 1932-1960/Albert Camus, Jean Grenier; avertissement et notes par Marguerite

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  • -- Quel avertissement la dame lui avait-elle donné -- Est-ce que la paysanne est parvenue à s'expliquer cette manie de Madame?

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  • Quel avertissement la dame a-t-elle donné à sa bonne?

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  • Le tailleur _considéra_ ce rêve comme un _avertissement_ de sa conscience, et il fit voeu, s'il _guérissait_, de _remplir mieux_ son devoir.

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  • Un simple avertissement sonore à l'entrée du site demanderait au handicapé visuel de frapper une touche et de lancer ainsi le "son" de la page.

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