[Vocabulary] Word usage

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bertietheblue

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Hello All,

Is the word "rendezvous " English Origin?

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Titus Andrews

No, French from 'rendez-vous!' which means 'show yourself!' (unless someone's got a better translation?).
 

bertietheblue

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Thanks for your reply!

But I find the synonyms for this word as something that refers to a meeting or appointment or a gathering.

Any thoughts?

Yeah, I was just explaining the origin of the word - a noun in English, an imperative+pronoun in French. I have, however, no idea of the process by which this transformation happened.
 
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