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passe



Pronunciation: (päs), [key]
n. French.
the numbers 19 through 36 in roulette. Cf. manque.

pas•sé



Pronunciation: (pa-sā'; for 4 also Fr. pä-sā'), [key]
adj., n., pl. pas•sésPronunciation: (pa-sāz'; Fr. pä-sā'). [key]


adj.
1. no longer fashionable, in wide use, etc.; out-of-date; outmoded: There were many photographs of passé fashions. I thought hand-cranked pencil sharpeners were passé.
2. past: time passé.
3. past the prime of one's life.

n.
Ballet.a movement in which one leg passes behind or in front of the other.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

pass degreepassé composé
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