théorie

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Etymology[edit]

Latin theoria, from Ancient Greek θεωρία (theōría) ("contemplation, speculation, a looking at, things looked at"), from θεωρέω (theōréō) (to look at, view, consider, examine), from θεωρός (theōrós) (spectator), from θέα (théa) (a view) + ὁράω (horáō) (to see, to look).

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théorie f (plural théories)

  1. theory
  2. (archaic) solemn or sacred procession or embassy, especially in ancient Greece.
  3. (archaic) procession ; group of people moving in single file ; row, line.

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