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 (gĭl′ə-mĕt′, gē-ə-mĕ′)
Either of a pair of punctuation marks («) or (») used in some languages, such as French and Russian, to mark the beginning and end of a quotation.

[French, diminutive of Guillaume, William (the name of its supposed inventor).]
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(ˈgɪl əˌmɛt; Fr. giyəˈmeɪ)
one of two marks (« or ») used in French, Italian, and Russian printing to enclose quotations.
[< French, diminutive of Guillaume William, probably name of inventor]
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Founded with a passion for cycling, Mobile Bike Shop fleet velofix was launched in Vancouver in 2012 by Chris Guillemet, Boris Martin, and Davide Xausa, who all share that passion for cycling and the common belief that bicycles can help change the world.
[13.] Clarot F, Philippin-Lauridant G, Ouvrier MJ, Nakry T, Laberge-Le-Couteulx S, Guillemet C, et al.
(4) Yves Frenette, << La grande semaine des Franco-Americains et le tricentenaire de la decouverte du lac Champlain (1909) >>, dans Mickael Augeron et Dominique Guillemet (dir.), Champlain ou les portes du Nouveau Monde.
Houston has infused a seemingly mundane subject with considerable verve & erudition, inspiring us to pepper these pages with the en dash, em dash, pilcrow, interrobang, circumflex, manicule, virgule (aka solidus), guillemet, asterisk, dagger, double dagger, ellipsis, hedera (aka fleuron), ampersand, and octothorpe (aka hashtag).
Una vez que el Doctor Louis ha creado la guillotina, realiza una exhibicion ante la sociedad burguesa emprendedora, representada por una caterva de personajes secundarios llamados Guillemot, Guillemet, Guillomin y Guillaume.
The feature film competition includes 24 films by Vladimir Menshov (Russia), Anamaria Bonaiuto (Italy), Anamaria Marinca (Romania), Helma Sanders-Brahams (Germany), Jacques Fieschi (France), Kerem Ayan (Turkey), Moufida Tlatli (Tunisia), Najdat Anzour (Syria), Nicole Guillemet (USA), Sandra Nashaat (Egypt), Ward El Khal (Lebanon) and Mahmoud Abdelwahed (Syria).
Colin Guillemet - Untitled (Anything But A Rabbit) 2006
Executive producers, Nicole Guillemet, Geralyn Dreyfous, Bestor Cram.
El concepto de clima, de acuerdo con Bertrand y Guillemet (1988), engloba todas las caractelisticas psicosociales de la organizacion que son aprendidas por sus miembros y en cuyo comportamiento influyen.
As so often in Manet's work, the three figures--the painter Antoine Guillemet, the concert violinist Fanny Claus, and Morisot--are isolated, detached from each other.
The lapdog in the foreground of the one echoes contrarily with the hound in the other; the close triangulation of heads (Morisot's, Antoine Guillemet's, and Fanny Claus's) resounds vaguely with the different dispersal of Velazquez's, the Infanta Margarita's, and that of her curtseying maid; the grouping of hands (Morisot's light finger-clasp of honor, Guillemet's fist and cheroot-bearing grip, Claus's glove-adjusting movement) reverberates remotely with the painter's brush- and palette-hands and the Infanta's taking of the pitcher from her kneeling maid.