vedette

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vedette.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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vedette (plural vedettes)

  1. A sentinel, usually on horseback, stationed on the outpost of an army, to watch an enemy and give notice of danger.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian vedetta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /və.dɛt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

vedette f (plural vedettes)

  1. a star (celebrity)
    Les plus grandes vedettes étaient présentes lors de cet évènement.
    The biggest stars were present at this event.
  2. flagship
  3. (lexicography) headword (word used as the title of a section)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vedette f

  1. plural of vedetta

Noun[edit]

vedette f (invariable)

  1. star (actress)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vedette f (plural vedettes)

  1. Alternative spelling of vedete