Definition of compte rendu in English:

compte rendu

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Pronunciation: /ˌkɔ̃t rɑ̃ˈdjuː
 
, kɔ̃t ʀɑ̃dy/

noun (plural comptes rendus pronunc. same)

  • 1A formal report or review.
  • 1.1 (Comptes Rendus) The published proceedings of a French academy.

Origin

early 19th century: French, literally 'account rendered'.

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