prêt

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See also: pret, prét, prèt, prēt, preț, pręt, and pret.

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Etymology[edit]

From French prêts, from French prêt (ready)

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Noun[edit]

prêt

  1. (fencing) The command to make ready; used regardless of language of the participants; in the sequence "en garde, prêt, aller".
    Coordinate terms: en garde, aller

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʁɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin praestus, from the Latin adverb praestō. Compare Catalan prest, Italian presto. Doublet of preste.

Adjective[edit]

prêt (feminine singular prête, masculine plural prêts, feminine plural prêtes)

  1. ready
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Etymology 2[edit]

Deverbal of prêter. Compare English prest (loan; duty, tax).

Noun[edit]

prêt m (plural prêts)

  1. loan
  2. lending, loaning
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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin praestus, from the adverb praesto.

Adjective[edit]

prêt m

  1. (Guernsey) ready