gilet jaune

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gilet jaune m (plural gilets jaunes)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see gilet,‎ jaune.
  2. (more specifically) A yellow high-visibility safety vest.
    Synonyms: gilet de haute visibilité, gilet de sécurité
    Hyponym: EPI
  3. (by extension, informal) A motorway patroller, who wears such a vest.
    Synonym: homme en jaune
  4. (by extension, France, metonymically) A member of a French protest movement in late 2018 which started against rising fuel prices; members of the movement wore such vests.

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