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

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Examples

  • [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.

    Larry Beinhart: On Snow With My Son

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

    Larry Beinhart: On Snow With My Son

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

    Larry Beinhart: On Snow With My Son

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

    Larry Beinhart: On Snow With My Son

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

    Larry Beinhart: On Snow With My Son

  • 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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  • 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.

    Savoring The Past

  • (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.

    RELIGIOUS TOLERATION

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