conte


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conte

 (kôNt)
n. pl. contes (kôNt)
1. A short story or novella.
2. A medieval narrative tale.

[French, from Old French conter, to relate, recount; see count1.]

conte

(kɔ̃t)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a tale or short story, esp of adventure

Conté

(ˈkɒnteɪ; French kɔ̃te)
n
(Art Terms) trademark a hard crayon used by artists, etc, made of clay and graphite and often coloured a reddish-brown. Also called: conté-crayon
[C19: named after N.J. Conté, 18th-century French chemist]

conte

(kɔ̃t)
n.
tale; fable.
[< French, Old French: orig., reckoning, count]
References in classic literature ?
"Do you know," he said at last, "I've had that same criticism passed on me once before - by a very great man, a scientist and evolutionist, Joseph Le Conte. But he is dead, and I thought to remain undetected; and now you come along and expose me.
Se alle sei della mattina le quattro mile piastre non sono nelle mie mani, alla sette il conte Alberto avra cessato di vivere.
The quiet little man, who had just muscle enough to lift a dictionary from the shelf, and just training enough to play the fiddle, so far from being daunted by the rough reception accorded to him, appeared to feel no other sentiment in relation to it than a sentiment of unmitigated conte mpt.
Addressing the Senate, Conte blasted Matteo Salvini for setting in motion a "dizzying spiral of political and financial instability" by essentially pulling the plug on the government.
I will go to the president of the republic (Sergio Mattarella) to inform him of my resignation", after a Senate debate, Conte said after an almost hour-long speech to the chamber.
Therefore, it's not right to talk about him because that would show a lack of respect towards the player and the club," Goal.com quoted Conte as saying.
Lukaku has struggled since snubbing Conte and Chelsea two years ago to move to Old Trafford, falling behind Marcus Rashford in the pecking order.
Conte was dismissed last July despite leading Chelsea to the FA Cup after they failed to qualify for the Champions League.
Conte will earn 190 million euros ([pounds sterling]9million) per year and will be tasked with turning Inter back into title contenders and ending Juventus's eight-year hegemony at the top of Italy's Serie A.
But current Juventus manager Massimo Allegri looks set to leave the club at the end of this season - and the Italian giants want Conte and club legend Pirlo back as his replacements.
It has been widely reported that Willian was one of a number of key Chelsea players whose relationship with Conte deteriorated last season -- with the 30-year-old winger quoted earlier this month claiming that the former Blues boss was "very difficult to work with".