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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [œ-vruh]
    • /ˈœ vrə/
    • /ˈɜː.vrə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [œ-vruh]
    • /ˈœ vrə/

Definitions of oeuvre word

  • noun plural oeuvre the works of a writer, painter, or the like, taken as a whole. 1
  • noun plural oeuvre any one of the works of a writer, painter, or the like. 1
  • noun oeuvre The works of a painter, composer, or author regarded collectively. 1
  • noun oeuvre literature: collected works 1
  • noun oeuvre a work of art, literature, music, etc 0
  • noun oeuvre the total output of a writer, painter, etc 0

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Parts of speech for Oeuvre


oeuvre popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

oeuvre usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for oeuvre

noun oeuvre

  • workHenry Clay, 1832–84, U.S. songwriter.
  • piece — a separate or limited portion or quantity of something: a piece of land; a piece of chocolate.
  • composition — When you talk about the composition of something, you are referring to the way in which its various parts are put together and arranged.
  • opus — a musical composition.
  • works — exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil.

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