avertissement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avertissement.

Noun[edit]

avertissement (plural avertissements)

  1. (fencing) A warning; used to indicate a minor rule infraction by one of the fencers

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From avertir +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.vɛʁ.tis.mɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

avertissement m (plural avertissements)

  1. warning
  2. (sports) yellow card, booking, caution

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