abonné

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See also: abonne

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abonné (plural abonnés)

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

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002) , “abonné”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 6

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.bɔ.ne/
  • (file)

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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