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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-doo, uh-dyoo; French a-dyœ]
    • /əˈdu, əˈdyu; French aˈdyœ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-doo, uh-dyoo; French a-dyœ]
    • /əˈdu, əˈdyu; French aˈdyœ/

Definitions of adieux word

  • noun plural adieux the act of leaving or departing; farewell. 1
  • noun adieux Plural form of adieu. 1
  • noun adieux plural of adieu. 0

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Origin of adieux

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English < Middle French, equivalent to a (< Latin ad to) + dieu (< Latin deus god)

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Parts of speech for Adieux


adieux popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adieux usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adieux

noun adieux

  • so long — this length
  • sendoff — a demonstration of good wishes for a person setting out on a trip, career, or other venture: They gave him a rousing send-off at the pier.
  • ciao — Some people say 'Ciao' as an informal way of saying goodbye to someone who they expect to see again soon.
  • ta-ta — Ta-ta is used to say goodbye.
  • bye-byes — Baby Talk. sleep.

Antonyms for adieux

noun adieux

  • hellos — Plural form of hello.

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