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a·près  audio  (äpr, pr) KEY 

PREPOSITION:
After. Often used in combination: an après-dinner entertainment; a concert après dinner.

ETYMOLOGY:
French, from Old French, from Late Latin ad pressum : ad, to ; see ad- + pressum, nearby (from neuter of Latin pressus, past participle of premere, to press closely; see press1)


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