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a contest, esp the concours d'élégance


(Fr. kɔ̃ˈkur)

n., pl. -cours (Fr. -ˈkur)
a public contest or competition.
[1935–40; < French, Old French; see concourse]
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Le Comite national pour la prevention des accidents de la circulation (CNPAC) a annonce la prolongation de la date limite de depot des participants aux concours nationaux sur la securite routiere jusqu'au 31 janvier.
La direction generale des Prisons et de la Reeducation relevant du ministere de la Justice a annonce l'ouverture d'un concours externe pour le recrutement de 100 adjoints de reforme.
The Concours of Elegance 2017 will be bringing a very special piece of history to Hampton Court Palace in London this September: the first ever car to receive a speeding ticket.
Une quinzaine de femmes ont pris part, lundi dernier, a un concours de la [beaucoup moins que] meilleure boulangere rurale [beaucoup plus grand que], organise par la Direction du tourisme de la wilaya d'Oran, en prevision du premier carrefour de la boulangerie, prevu entre le 19 et le 22 octobre en cours.
The Concours of Elegance 2016 - held at Windsor Castle between Sept.
Visitors marvel at the automobiles on display at Katara during the inaugural staging of Qatar Concours d'Elegance.
Sir Jackie Stewart gave First Minister Nicola Sturgeon a quick briefing on the finer points of Scottish racing history when she attended the Concours of Elegance.
HERE is your chance to win two hospitality tickets to the Concours of Elegance 2015 classic and luxury car show at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh.
THE Concours of Elegance 2015 at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh from September 4 to 6 has confirmed free parking for 120 pre-1976 cars.
CHUBB INSURANCE COMPANY OF EUROPE SE (Chubb Insurance) and Salon Prive recently renewed their sponsorship agreement for the Concours and Tour d'Elegance elements of the automotive event.
SIXTY of the world's rarest and most desirable concours cars - many being seen in the UK for the first time - will grace the 2014 Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace next week.