appliqué

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See also: applique

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

appliqué (countable and uncountable, plural appliqués)

  1. Alternative spelling of applique

Verb[edit]

appliqué (third-person singular simple present appliqués, present participle appliquéing, simple past and past participle appliquéed or appliquéd)

  1. Alternative spelling of applique
    • 2011, Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins, Glorious Appearing: The End of Days
      Leon was in his most resplendent, gaudiest, Day-Glo getup, including a purple felt fez with multiple hangy-downs and a cranberry vestment with gold collar, appliquéd with every religious symbol known to man []

Adjective[edit]

appliqué (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Of a red blood cell infected by the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum, assuming a form in which the early trophozoite of Plasmodium falciparum parasitises the marginal portion of the red blood cell, appearing as if the parasite has been “applied”.
    Synonym: accolé

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.pli.ke/
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Verb[edit]

appliqué m (feminine singular appliquée, masculine plural appliqués, feminine plural appliquées)

  1. past participle of appliquer

Adjective[edit]

appliqué (feminine singular appliquée, masculine plural appliqués, feminine plural appliquées)

  1. diligent, industrious, hardworking, careful
    Synonyms: consciencieux, diligent, zélé
  2. applied
    les mathématiques appliquéesapplied mathematics

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