chez

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Borrowed from French chez.

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chez

  1. At the home of
    • 2008 February 28, Lisa Forest, “Mind the gap: Empty house, empty nest, empty fridge”, in The Telegraph[1]:
      Even if I say so myself, Christmas chez the Forests is quite a heart-warming affair. For Ben, growing up, it was pure magic - a log fire in the grate, ...

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chiese, chese, from Latin casa (house). Doublet of case.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃe/
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

chez

  1. (before personal pronouns) to (any specified location)
    Je rentre chez moi
    I am going home.
    (literally, “I am going to mine.”)
  2. at, in (any specified location)
    chez moiat my house (literally, “at mine”)
    chez lui — at his house (literally, “at his”)
    chez Françoise — at Françoise’s
    chez le dentiste — at the dentist
    chez l'avocat — at the lawyer's office
  3. among (a group of things or people of the same type)
    Cette maladie se voit souvent chez les chiens.This illness is often seen among dogs.

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