abonné

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See also: abonne

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French abonné, from abonner (subscribe).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abonné (plural abonné)

  1. A subscriber; a season ticket holder. [First attested in the late 19th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abonné” 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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abonné (feminine singular abonnée, masculine plural abonnés, feminine plural abonnées)

  1. Regularly affected by; plagued or dogged with.

Noun[edit]

abonné m (plural abonnés, feminine abonnée)

  1. subscriber
  2. (masculine only) A household for the purpose of utility delivery.
    Des centaines d'abonnés sont encore sans électricité. — Hundreds of households remain without electricity.
  3. season ticket holder

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

abonné m (feminine singular abonnée, masculine plural abonnés, feminine plural abonnées)

  1. past participle of abonner

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