If it had an accent: Recherché >> recherché definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
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institute devoted to the unravelling of the recherche, to the demystification of such varied monuments of visual authority
what is the meaning of recherche?
That is the translation of the French word. Whether it is the right word in the circumstance is less easy to say. It seems very pedantic and unnecessary to use a French term where there is a perfectly good English one available.