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soirée

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Pronunciation: /ˈswɑːreɪ
 
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(also soiree)

Definition of soirée in English:

noun

An evening party or gathering, typically in a private house, for conversation or music.
Example sentences
  • In the suburbs, the middle class developed their own set of cultural institutions, of golf and tennis clubs, musical soirées and garden parties.
  • The Johannesburg Botanic Gardens also host several outdoor Sunday music soirées throughout the year.
  • In elegant Georgian times, crinolined ladies were carried from their town houses to the season's grand balls and soirées in sedan chairs.

Origin

French, from soir 'evening'.

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