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à l'œuvre

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French > English
à l'œuvre 1. adj. at work, operating
Analysis
à 1. prep. to (destination)
2. prep. to (until)
3. prep. on the, to (some directions)
4. prep. at (said of a particular time)
5. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
le 1. art. The (definite article).
2. art. Used before abstract nouns, not translated in English.
3. art. (before parts of the body) The, my, your, etc.
4. art. (before units) A, an.
5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
œuvre 1. n. work, book, piece
2. n. activity, operation
3. n. The complete body of an artist's work, or their works in a particular category.

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