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recherché Line breaks: re|cher¦ché
Pronunciation: /rəˈʃɛːʃeɪ/

Definition of recherché in English:


Rare, exotic, or obscure: a few linguistic terms are perhaps a bit recherché for the average readership
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  • Apart from a few more recherché knots, there are three basic ways of knotting a tie nowadays: the Windsor (a deplorable invention), the Half-Windsor (ditto, without even the courage of its convictions) and the classic four-in-hand.
  • Her first sortie into live comedy was a little too recherché for some audiences.
  • It is a simple, episodic tale - despite its intriguing, recherché information - which gives credit to children's capacity to learn anything.
exotic, strange, unusual, unfamiliar, out of the ordinary


French, literally 'carefully sought out', past participle of rechercher.

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