tenue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tenue (plural tenues)

  1. bearing, carriage, deportment
  2. mode of dress

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

feminine past participle of tenir

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tenue f (plural tenues)

  1. maintenance, upkeep
  2. running (of a shop)
  3. (music) holding, sustaining (of a note)
  4. manners, (good) behaviour (UK) / behavior (US)
  5. quality, standard
  6. posture
  7. (finance) performance
  8. dress, appearance

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tenuis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tenue m, f (masculine and feminine plural tenui)

  1. soft (colour)
  2. feeble (voice)
  3. faint (sunlight)
  4. slight, slender (hopes etc)

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tenue

  1. nominative neuter singular of tenuis
  2. accusative neuter singular of tenuis
  3. vocative neuter singular of tenuis

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tenuis.

Adjective[edit]

tenue m, f (plural tenues)

  1. tenuous, thin, weak
  2. faint, dim, soft