devoir devoir

Definition(s):

  • (n) formal expression of respect

Usage(s):

  • From the polar heights of Great Neck came the Women's Club thereof, aesthetically accoutered to do their devoir.

Quotes

  • "My brother-in-law told me that there was an opening for an education reporter at Le Devoir," Bissonnette, 64, recalled in a recent interview. "At the time, Le Devoir was the ultimate newspaper. In my view, I didn't have what it took. I knew...
    on May 31, 2010 By: Lise Bissonnette Source: Montreal Gazette

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