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a·dieu

 (ə-dyo͞o′, ə-do͞o′)
interj.
Used to express farewell.
n. pl. a·dieus or a·dieux (ə-dyo͞oz′, ə-do͞oz′)
A farewell.

[Middle English, from Old French a dieu, (I commend you) to God : a, to (from Latin ad; see ad-) + Dieu, God (from Latin deus; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots).]

adieu

(əˈdjuː; French adjø)
sentence substitute, n, pl adieus or adieux (əˈdjuːz; French adjø)
goodbye; farewell
[C14: from Old French, from a to + dieu God]

a•dieu

(əˈdu, əˈdyu)

interj., n., pl. a•dieus, a•dieux.
good-bye; farewell.
[1325–75; < Middle French, literally, to God; compare adios]

adieu

A French word for farewell. The literal meaning is (I commend you) to God.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adieu - a farewell remarkadieu - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
farewell, word of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting

adieu

noun goodbye, parting, farewell, leave-taking, valediction, congé We said our adieus and left.

adieu

noun
A separation of two or more people:
Translations
adieufarewell
agyő
zbogom

adieu

[əˈdjuː]
A. EXCL¡adiós!
B. N (adieus or adieux (pl)) [əˈdjuːz] (frm) → adiós m
to bid adieu to [+ person] → despedirse de; [+ thing] → renunciar a, abandonar
to say one's adieus or adieuxdespedirse

adieu

(old, liter)
nAdieu nt, → Lebewohl nt (old); to say one’s adieusAdieu or adieu sagen (old), → Abschied nehmen
interjadieu (old); to bid somebody adieujdm Adieu or adieu or Lebewohl sagen (old)

adieu

[əˈdjuː] naddio
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