cours

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cours (plural courses)

  1. Obsolete form of course.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French cours, inherited from Latin cursus. Doublet of cursus.

Noun[edit]

cours m (plural cours)

  1. stream of water, river
    cours d'eauwater stream
  2. course (of events)
    au cours de la guerreover [the course of] the war, during the war
  3. teaching, lesson, lecture, class
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  • Turkish: kurs

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

cours

  1. plural of cour

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

cours

  1. inflection of courir:
    1. first/second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French cours, curs, from Latin cursus; compare Middle Dutch coers.

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cours (plural courses)

  1. A charge; a forceful move.
  2. A course or path:
    1. (astronomy) The path of a celestial body.
    2. (usually nautical) The direction something is headed.
    3. A watercourse (path taken by water)
  3. A series of occurrences; a course of time:
    1. An advance through an event or series.
    2. A time when an event is due.
    3. A (often usual) process or sequence.
  4. Customary behaviour or nature; custom:
    1. A course of a meal.
    2. Human behaviour; deportment.
  5. (architecture) A course of stones.

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cours

  1. Ordinary, coarse; of inferior grade or quality.

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Etymology[edit]

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cours m (plural cours)

  1. (Jersey) currency

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cursus.

Noun[edit]

cours m (oblique plural cours, nominative singular cours, nominative plural cours)

  1. route, path
  2. course, way

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