partout

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adverb[edit]

partout

  1. (usually derogatory) Denoting that someone is hellbent on something, usually in a way that the speaker disapproves of.
    • 2009, Suzanne Brøgger, Fri os fra kærligheden, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN), page 135:
      Voldtægt skal partout anskues genitalt, for at de øvrige former for voldtægt fortsat kan foregå ustraffet. De mandlige genitalier skal partout være centrum for verdensordenen og har krav på frygt og/eller forgudelse.
      Rape must necessarily be viewed genitally, such that the other forms of rape can continue unpunished. The male genitalia must necessarily be the center of the world order, and are entitled to fear and/or adoration.
    • 2017, Ebbe Kløvedal Reich, I svampens hede: Krønike imod tidsånden, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN)
      Man skal partout gøres til medansøger. Det kaldes et tilbud, selv om det i realiteten er et påbud.
      One must absolutely be made a coapplicant. It is called an offer, even though in reality it is a requirement.
    • 2017, Mads Storgaard Jensen, Dommedagsfesten, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Vi bliver ikke længere bare gift, men skal partout iscenesætte brylluppet med store marengskjoler, gerne i slotslignende omgivelser og med fyrværkeri ved midnat.
      We no longer merely get married, but must absolutely stage the wedding with large meringue dresses, preferably in castle-like surroundings and with fireworks at midnight.
    • 2016, Jørgen Mathiassen, Remis, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Nu har matadoren fra 'Orion møbler' anmeldt sit besøg, og vi skal partout være to om at tage imod ham, mener du, der tilrettelægger og fordeler arbejdet.«
      Now the tycoon from "Orion furniture" has notified of his visit, and we absolutely have to be two in receiving him, say you, who administrate and distribute the work.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of par +‎ tout.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paʁ.tu/
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Adverb[edit]

partout

  1. everywhere
    Il y avait du monde partout, je ne pouvais pas bouger.There were people everywhere, I couldn't move.
    partout ailleurseverywhere else
    Antonym: nulle part

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French partout.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

partout

  1. absolutely (if an obstinate person refuses to do something)
  2. constantly

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French partout.

Adverb[edit]

partout

  1. everywhere