Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The fifteenth day after a feast day, including both days in the reckoning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fifteenth day after a feast day, including both in the reckoning.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I shall be looking forward to more stories. une quinzaine = a fortnight (word commonly used in British English)

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • I loved the image that "pollinating their passions" brought to mind! quinzaine - two weeks (about 15) eventuellement - possibly vierge d'expérience - a newbee pavot - poppy

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • Created in the revolutionary year of 1968 by a group of French filmmakers, the Directors 'Fortnight (www. quinzaine-realisteurs.com) is one of the "parallel" festivals that run at the same time as the main feature.

    Asia in Cannes

  • * Note that la douzaine (dozen) and la quinzaine (two week period, fortnight) denote specific quantities.

    composite - French Word-A-Day

  • I've met a few new friends over the past quinzaine.

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • Monday, April 26, 2010 at 01:25 PM quinzaine - fifteen or so eventuellement- possibly adv

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • This time I'm frozen, eyes-glued to the pastry aisle, wondering about making quiche for a quinzaine.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Nous avons commencé à développer ces thèmes de recherche . dans le cadre du livre "Le Management du troisième millénaire, Introduction à une nouvelle gouvernance pour un développement durable dans la société de l'information"qui en une quinzaine d'années est devenu un des livres de stratégie les plus vendus en France.

    Archive 2008-11-13

  • Premiere quinzaine de septembre ils ont dit au magasin donc bon j'attends j'attends ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Cela dura une quinzaine: puis il fut rappele en Angleterre.

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

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