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Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François

Line breaks: Antoine-François Pré¦vost d'Exiles
Pronunciation: /ˌpreɪvəʊ dɛɡˈziːl
 
, pʀevo dɛkzil/

Definition of Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François in English:

( 1696–1763), French novelist; known as Abbé Prévost. A Benedictine monk and priest, he is remembered for his novel Manon Lescaut (1731), which inspired operas by Jules Massenet and Puccini.

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