• Definition for "devoir"
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devoir definition

  • noun:
    • An act or expression of value or courtesy; civility. Often utilized in the plural: pay your devoirs.
    • Duty or obligation.
    • Duty, company; something which one must do.
    • Duty; service owed; for this reason, due work of civility or value; -- now frequently in plural.
    • Duty or solution; therefore, an act of civility or value; respectful notice due to another: since, we paid our devoirs to our host.
    • formal phrase of respect
    • An act or expression of value or courtesy; civility. Often found in the plural: pay your devoirs.
    • Duty or duty.
    • Duty, business; something which you have to do.
    • Duty; service owed; hence, because of work of civility or respect; -- today generally inside plural.
    • Duty or service; ergo, an act of civility or value; respectful notice considering another: because, we paid our devoirs to our host.
    • formal expression of value
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