abondance

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

abondance (plural abondances)

  1. (card games) Alternative form of abundance[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “abondance” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 6.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abundantia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abondance f (plural abondances)

  1. A large amount; a plethora or profusion.
    Abondance de biens ne nuit pas. — Store is no sore.
  2. Wealth of goods, abundance; opulence, prosperity.
  3. (sciences) abundance

Usage notes[edit]

  • When meaning "a large amount", abondance serves as a quantifier and requires a complement with de

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abundantia.

Noun[edit]

abondance f (plural abondances)

  1. abundance (plentiful amount)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abundantia.

Noun[edit]

abondance f (oblique plural abondances, nominative singular abondance, nominative plural abondances)

  1. abundance (plentiful amount)