manège

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See also: manege, Manege, and manége

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French manège; cognate with French manier and English manage.

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manège (countable and uncountable, plural manèges)

  1. The art of training and riding horses; dressage.
  2. A riding school.
  3. (Britain) A riding arena (enclosed, but usually unroofed area, in contradistinction to a riding hall).
  4. The movements of a trained horse.

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manège (third-person singular simple present manèges, present participle manèging, simple past and past participle manèged)

  1. (transitive) To train (a horse).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian maneggio, deverbal of maneggiare (cognate with French manier).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.nɛʒ/
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Noun[edit]

manège m (plural manèges)

  1. The art of training and riding horses.
  2. riding school
  3. (unroofed) riding arena
  4. riding hall
  5. fairground attraction; merry-go-round (UK), carousel (US)
  6. (figuratively) (little) game, ploy, goings-on
    Synonym: jeu

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