ouvrier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ouvrier.

Noun[edit]

ouvrier (plural ouvriers)

  1. A French labourer or manual worker.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ovrier, inherited from Latin operārius. Cf. also the doublet opéraire, a very rare and jargony term borrowed from the same Latin term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /u.vʁi.je/
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Noun[edit]

ouvrier m (plural ouvriers, feminine ouvrière)

  1. worker, labourer (manual worker); workman
  2. operator

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