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dəˈvwɑr, ˈdɛv wɑrde·voir

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devoirnoun

    formal expression of respect

Wiktionary

  1. devoirnoun

    Duty, business; something which one must do.

    Etymology: From deveir (French devoir), from debere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devoirnoun

    duty; service owed; hence, due act of civility or respect; -- now usually in the plural; as, they paid their devoirs to the ladies

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. debere to owe. See Due.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Devoir

    dev-wawr′, n. what is due, duty: service: an act of civility. [Fr.,—L. debēre, to owe.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of devoir in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of devoir in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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