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concours
Pronunciation: /kɔ̃kuʀ/

Translation of concours in English:

nom masculin invariable

Compounds

concours de circonstances

  • combination of circumstances

concours complet

concours général

  • (École)
    (prestigious competitive examination for pupils in top forms of French secondary schools)

concours hippique

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Cultural Note: Concours

Entry into many areas of the public services, including the teaching profession, as well as the most prestigious institutes of higher education, depends on succeeding in a competitive examination or concours. The number of candidates admitted depends on the number of posts or places available in a given year.

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