animateur

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See also: Animateur

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French animateur.

Noun[edit]

animateur (plural animateurs)

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    • 1989, Ronnie Lessem, Global Management Principles, Prentice Hall, →ISBN, page 612:
      As an animateur you seek out a social circle to which to belong, whether or not it is entirely of your own making.
    • 1999, Steve Mitchell, “Reflections on Dramatherapy as Initiation through Ritual Theatre”, in Ann Cattanach, editor, Process in the Arts Therapies, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, →ISBN, page 30:
      If an animateur is seeking to change their psychological point of view, this will mean re-organizing their defence system as part of the process of transformation.
    • 2020, Paola Voci, “Alternative ways of seeing: Post-digital detours in Chinese cinema”, in Song Hwee Lim and Julian Ward, editors, The Chinese Cinema Book, second edition, Bloomsbury Publishing, →ISBN, page 264, column 1:
      Animateurs are indeed shifting subjects, resisting classification or belonging. Being an animateur is frequently a temporary status, a transitional experience that may or may not lead to acquiring financial or cultural capital. Often equipped with technical skills, animateurs are frequently students or self-taught animators, who may or may not be on their way to becoming professionals.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

animer +‎ -ateur

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ni.ma.tœʁ/
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Noun[edit]

animateur m (plural animateurs, feminine animatrice)

  1. presenter
  2. leader; group leader (person responsible for looking after or entertaining children)

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