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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).]
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RSVP

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

RSVP

ABBR =répondez s'il vous plaît (= please reply) → S.R.C.
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

RSVP

[ˌɑːrɛsviːˈpiː] abbr (=répondez s'il vous plaît) → RSVP
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

RSVP

abbr of répondez s’il vous plaît → u. A. w. g.
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

RSVP

[ˌɑːrɛsviːˈpiː] abbr =répondez s'il vous plaîtR.S.V.P.
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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