Definition of tabac in English:

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Pronunciation: /täˈbäk/

noun (plural pronounced same)

(In French-speaking regions) a tobacconist’s shop.
Example sentences
  • The fact that the small ‘tabac’ or tobacconist's shop within the café is to be closed by the new owner of Deux Moulins has intensified regulars' fears.
  • Even the minority who think the euro a catastrophe and see themselves not as Europeans, not even as French citizens primarily, but as ‘Savoyards’, have been to the tabac and bought a starter pack of coins.
  • And meanwhile behind me was a line of cars, like the muttering people at the tabac, impatient for me to get moving.


French, literally tobacco.

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Syllabification: ta·bac

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