après

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See also: apres, aprés, and âpres

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French après.

Preposition[edit]

après

  1. After.
    • 2002, Jorge Ramos, The Other Face of America, Patricia J Duncan tr. [1]
      How about an après ski massage? Well, it’ll cost you $80 for fifty minutes at the Aspen Club, tip included. Thank goodness.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often hyphenated to its referent, following conventions of English multi-word–modifier hyphenation.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

après (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of après-ski.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal (compare Occitan aprés), from Latin apprensus, variant of apprehensus.

Verb[edit]

après

  1. past participle of aprendre

Adjective[edit]

après (feminine apresa, masculine plural apresos, feminine plural apreses)

  1. learnt

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French aprés, from Old French aprés, from Vulgar Latin *adpressum, from Latin ad + pressum.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

après

  1. after
    On mange après avoir bu.
    We eat after we drink.

Adverb[edit]

après

  1. afterwards
    On va au cinéma après.
    We'll go to the cinema afterwards.
  2. (Louisiana) in the middle of, in the process of (doing something)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Picoche, Jacqueline; Jean-Claude Rolland (2009) Dictionnaire étymologique du français (in French), Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French aprés, from Vulgar Latin *adpressum, from Latin ad + pressum.

Preposition[edit]

après

  1. (Jersey) after

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Vulgar Latin *adpressum from Latin ad + pressum.

Preposition[edit]

après

  1. after; afterwards