république

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See also: republique and republiqué

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French republique (republic), borrowed from Latin rēpūblicā, ablative singular of rēspūblica (republic), from rēs (thing) + pūblica (public); hence literally “the public thing”.

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Noun[edit]

république f (plural républiques)

  1. republic

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Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: republik
  • German: Republik
  • Swedish: republik

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