trêve

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in Old French as trieve, treve, From Frankish *treuwa, from Proto-Germanic *trewwō (fidelity; pledge). Cognate with Dutch trouw, German Treue, English truce. More at true, truce.

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trêve f (plural trêves)

  1. (military, politics, etc.) truce
  2. (sports) midwinter break
  3. rest, respite

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