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RSVP

n. pl. RSVPs
A reply to an invitation, especially an invitation that is delivered or transmitted in writing.
intr.v. RSVPed, RSVP·ing, RSVPs
To respond to such an invitation with a "yes" or "no."

[French R.S.V.P., formula written at the end of an invitation in order to request a reply, from r(épondez) s('il) v(ous) p(laît), please reply (literally, "reply, if you please") : répondez, second person plural imperative of répondre, to answer, reply (from Old French respondre; see respond) + si, if (from Old French, from Latin ; see so- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + il, he, it (from Old French, from Latin ille, that one; see al- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + vous, you (from Old French, from Latin vōs; see wō̆s in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + plaît, third person present indicative of plaire, to please (from Old French, from Latin placēre; see plāk-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]

RSVP

abbreviation for
répondez s'il vous plaît
[French: please reply]

RSVP

(used on an invitation to indicate that the favor of a reply is requested.)
[1895–1900; < French r(épondez)s('il)v(ous)p(laît) please reply]
Translations
válaszát várjuk

RSVP

ABBR =répondez s'il vous plaît (= please reply) → S.R.C.

RSVP

[ˌɑːrɛsviːˈpiː] abbr (=répondez s'il vous plaît) → RSVP

RSVP

abbr of répondez s’il vous plaît → u. A. w. g.

RSVP

[ˌɑːrɛsviːˈpiː] abbr =répondez s'il vous plaîtR.S.V.P.
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RSVP to Georgette Strobel (516) 997-6100 or Georgette@ LIREGorg
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