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English

Etymology

From French avenue, from Old French avenue, feminine past participle of avenir (approach), from Latin advenire (come to), from ad (to) + venire (come).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
avenue

Plural
avenues

avenue (plural avenues)

  1. A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.
  2. A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit.
  3. The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.

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Danish

Etymology

From French avenue, from Old French avenue, feminine past participle of avenir (approach), from Latin advenire (come to), from ad (to) + venire (come).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /avəny/, [ævəˈny]

Noun

avenue c. (singular definite avenuen, plural indefinite avenuer)

  1. avenue

Inflection


French

Pronunciation

Noun

avenue f. (plural avenues)

  1. avenue







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