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British English: /ɡaʊn/
American English: /ɡaʊn/

Translation of gown in French:


Cultural Note: Town and gown

Dans les villes universitaires, en particulier à Cambridge et Oxford, expression qui renvoie à la coexistence de deux cultures, celle de la ville et de ses habitants ( town), et celle de l'université, en particulier les professeurs et les étudiants ( gown). Oxbridge

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