entourage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French entourage, from entourer (to surround).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɒn.tʊ.ɹɑːʒ/, /ˈɑ̃ː.tʊ.ɹɑːʒ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑn.tə.ɹɑʒ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

entourage (plural entourages)

  1. A retinue of attendants, associates or followers.
  2. (topology) A binary relation in a uniform space which generalises the notion of two points being no farther apart than a given fixed distance; a uniform neighbourhood.

Translations[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French entourage, from entourer (to surround).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

entourage f (plural entourages)

  1. entourage

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From entourer +‎ -age.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

entourage m (plural entourages)

  1. ornament, decoration surrounding something
    Entourage de fleurs, de perles.
  2. group of acquaintances
    Cet homme a un mauvais entourage.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: entourage
  • English: entourage
  • Italian: entourage
  • Portuguese: entourage

References[edit]

entourage” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French entourage.

Noun[edit]

entourage m (invariable)

  1. entourage, retinue

Further reading[edit]

  • entourage in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French entourage.

Noun[edit]

entourage m (plural entourages)

  1. entourage (retinue of attendants, associates or followers)
  2. clique (one’s social group of friends)

Further reading[edit]

  • entourage” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

entourage m (plural entourages)

  1. entourage