affiche

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See also: Affiche and affiché

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French affiche.

Noun[edit]

affiche (plural affiches)

  1. A written or printed notice to be posted, as on a wall; a poster; a placard.

Verb[edit]

affiche (third-person singular simple present affiches, present participle affiching, simple past and past participle affiched)

  1. To fix, fasten; to fix a poster or placard to a wall.
  2. To parade, to advertise, publicise; to display, show.
    • 1834, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Francesca Carrara, volume 1, page 301:
      The return of the Duc de Mercœur added, if possible, to the gaiety of Compiegne; and the Duchesse gave a fête in its honour. Everything then was expressed by a fête; saints were worshipped, mistresses flattered, ministers courted, victories celebrated, sentiments affiched—and all by a fête.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French affiche, from Latin affīxus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑˈfi.ʃə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: af‧fi‧che

Noun[edit]

affiche f or n (plural affiches)

  1. A placard, a poster containing an announcement or promotional information hung in a public space.
    Synonym: aanplakbiljet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From afficher.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

affiche f (plural affiches)

  1. poster
  2. placard
  3. sign

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

affiche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of afficher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of afficher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of afficher
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of afficher
  5. second-person singular imperative of afficher

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