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ɑn ˈgɑrd, ɑ̃en garde

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. en gardeadjective

    (fencing) in a defensive stance


  1. En garde

    En garde is French for "On [your] guard", a warning term in fencing.


  1. en garde

    "En garde" is a French term frequently used in fencing, which translates to "on guard" in English. It is a warning or command phrase used to caution opponents to prepare themselves for an attack or duel. Beyond fencing, it can also be used colloquially to indicate readiness or alertness for any upcoming challenge or situation.

Anagrams for en garde »

  1. grandee

  2. grenade

  3. angered

  4. derange

  5. enraged

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of en garde in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of en garde in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of en garde in a Sentence

  1. Vladan Kuzmanovic:

    The avant-garde is a connotation, every act here is a connotative value. The whole series of avant-garde movements do not signify, and yet their concepts are reconnotation.

  2. Vladan Kuzmanović:

    The avant-garde is attitude, principle, set of activities, set of performances, articulatory forms, positive objects and processes.

  3. Paul Pairet:

    I chose Shanghai because there was already the ingredients. Obviously, the power of Shanghai, the energy of Shanghai... to free up Western cuisine based on curiosity, all these ingredients are very important, especially for the avant-garde.

  4. Jason Carey:

    We have Asian collectors, we have new buyers, we have collectors of contemporary art who are looking back to the avant-garde as well like artists such as Leger, there's really competing forces.

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