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brevet
Pronunciation: / bʀəvɛ /

Translation of brevet in English:

nom masculin

  • 1 (d'invention) See examples: brevet (d'invention) déposer un brevet
    to take out a patent
    pour on
    après le dépôt du brevet
    after patenting

Compounds

brevet des collèges

Brevet
  • (École)
    (certificate of general education)

brevet d'études professionnelles

, BEP Brevet
  • (École)
    (certificate of technical education)

brevet de pilote

brevet professionnel

  • (specialized technical qualification acquired in the workplace)

brevet de technicien supérieur

, BTS Brevet
  • (Université)
    (advanced vocational diploma)

Cultural Note: Brevet

The term usually designates a type of vocational qualification such as the brevet d'études professionnelles or BEP, which is awarded after two years of practically oriented coursework at a lycée professionnel or the brevet de technicien supérieur or BTS, taken after the baccalauréat and representing two years of study in a specific vocational field.The brevet des collèges, on the other hand, is a general educational qualification taken at around the age of fifteen at the end of study in a collège.

Cultural Note: Brevet

The term usually designates a type of vocational qualification such as the brevet d'études professionnelles or BEP, which is awarded after two years of practically oriented coursework at a lycée professionnel or the brevet de technicien supérieur or BTS, taken after the baccalauréat and representing two years of study in a specific vocational field.The brevet des collèges, on the other hand, is a general educational qualification taken at around the age of fifteen at the end of study in a collège.

Cultural Note: Brevet

The term usually designates a type of vocational qualification such as the brevet d'études professionnelles or BEP, which is awarded after two years of practically oriented coursework at a lycée professionnel or the brevet de technicien supérieur or BTS, taken after the baccalauréat and representing two years of study in a specific vocational field.The brevet des collèges, on the other hand, is a general educational qualification taken at around the age of fifteen at the end of study in a collège.

Cultural Note: Brevet

The term usually designates a type of vocational qualification such as the brevet d'études professionnelles or BEP, which is awarded after two years of practically oriented coursework at a lycée professionnel or the brevet de technicien supérieur or BTS, taken after the baccalauréat and representing two years of study in a specific vocational field.The brevet des collèges, on the other hand, is a general educational qualification taken at around the age of fifteen at the end of study in a collège.

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