Definition of objet in English:

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objet

Pronunciation: /ˈɒbʒeɪ/

noun

An object displayed or intended for display as an ornament.
Example sentences
  • For street fashion and younger boutiques - plus antiques and bijoux objets - head for the pedestrianised area around Via dei Fiori Chiari (by the Brera museum) and its northern extension in Via Solferino.
  • The exhibition itself comprised a well-stocked tour of Art Deco objets from the Paris exposition des arts decoratifs in 1925 onwards - it features some incredible pieces.
  • Certain desirable objets such as old roof tiles, an ancient cartwheel, a granite water trough and other items we hardly thought of as portable disappeared one by one from the building site.

Origin

French, literally 'object'.

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