recherché

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re·cher·ché

 (rə-shĕr′shā′)
adj.
1. Uncommon; rare.
2. Exquisite; choice.
3. Overrefined; forced.
4. Pretentious; overblown.

[French, past participle of rechercher, to research, from Old French recercher; see research.]

recherché

(rəˈʃɛəʃeɪ; French rəʃɛrʃe)
adj
1. known only to connoisseurs; choice or rare
2. studiedly refined or elegant
[C18: from French: past participle of rechercher to make a thorough search for; see research]

re•cher•ché

(rəˈʃɛər ʃeɪ, rə ʃɛərˈʃeɪ)

adj.
1. carefully selected.
2. very rare or choice; exotic.
3. of studied refinement or elegance; affected; pretentious.
[1715–25; < French, past participle of rechercher to search for carefully; see research]

recherché

A French word meaning searched out, used to describe something rare, refined, or affected.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.recherche - lavishly elegant and refined
elegant - refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"

recherché

adjective refined, rare, exotic, esoteric, arcane, far-fetched, choice This Valentine's Day, look for something more recherché for your loved one.
Translations

recherché

[rəˈʃɛəʃeɪ] ADJrebuscado

recherché

adjgewählt; book, subjectausgefallen; expressiongesucht

recherché

[rəˈʃɛəʃeɪ] adjricercato/a
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We were close to Vanikoro, really the one to which Dumont d'Urville gave the name of Isle de la Recherche, and exactly facing the little harbour of Vanou, situated in 16@ 4' S.
In 1791, the French Government, justly uneasy as to the fate of these two sloops, manned two large merchantmen, the Recherche and the Esperance, which left Brest the 28th of September under the command of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux.
The Esperance and the Recherche passed before Vanikoro without stopping there, and, in fact, this voyage was most disastrous, as it cost D'Entrecasteaux his life, and those of two of his lieutenants, besides several of his crew.
A vessel, to which was given the name of the Recherche, was put at his disposal, and he set out,
The Recherche, after touching at several points in the Pacific, cast anchor before Vanikoro, 7th July, 1827, in that same harbour of Vanou where the Nautilus was at this time.
And if the son deigned to engage in conversation with him, the old man always rose a little from his chair, and answered softly, sympathetically, with something like reverence, while strenuously endeavouring to make use of the most recherche (that is to say, the most ridiculous) expressions.
The reader travelling in Italy, or Belgium perhaps, has doubtless visited one or more of those spacious sacristies, introduced to which for the inspection of some more than usually recherche work of art, one is presently dominated by their reverend quiet: simple people coming and going there, devout, or at least on devout business, with half-pitched voices, not without touches of kindly humour, in what seems to express like a picture the most genial side, midway between the altar and the home, of the ecclesiastical life.
Plusieurs conventions ont ete signees entre les instituts relevant du ministere de l'Industrie et des Mines et les laboratoires et centres de recherche relevant du ministere de l'Enseignement superieur et de la Recherche scientifique, pour la coordination et le rapprochement entre ces etablissements et une meilleure exploitation des resultats de la recherche.
Telecommunications servicesL~Agence nationale de la recherche (nav) - operator of telephony -.
Actualites Eecrit par Mohamed Nait Youssef [beaucoup moins que]A la recherche du pouvoir perdu [beaucoup plus grand que] de Mohamed Ahed Bensouda A pres son film [beaucoup moins que]Derriere les portes fermees [beaucoup plus grand que] sur le harcelement des femmes en milieu professionnel, le realisateur marocain Mohamed Ahed Bensouda est de retour avec un nouveau long metrage.
com)-- PECB International is proud to announce that it has signed a new partnership agreement with Groupe Conseil Recherche, to distribute PECB International training courses in Canada.
Khartoum, 1er Juin (SUNA) - L'Assemblee Nationale ecoutera a sa session de lundi , dirige par le Dr Al-Fatih Izz Addin , un rapport de la commission des affaires sociales , humanitaires et de la famille sur la declaration du ministre de l'orientation et des Wakfs (dotations) sur la performance de son ministere pour l'annee 2013 en plus du rapport de la Commission de l'education et la recherche scientifique sur la declaration du ministre de l'Enseignement superieur et de la recherche scientifique pour l'annee 2013.

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