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rendezvous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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rendezvousren‧dez‧vous1 /ˈrɒndəvuː, -deɪ- $ ˈrɑːndeɪ-/ noun (plural rendezvous /-vuːz/) 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]MEET an arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place, often secretlyrendezvous with 🔊 He made a rendezvous with her in Times Square. 🔊 plans for a secret rendezvoussee thesaurus at meeting2 [countable usually singular]MEET a place where two or more people have arranged to meet 🔊 Boats picked us up at pre-arranged rendezvous.3 [countable]DL a bar, restaurant etc where people like to meet 🔊 a popular rendezvous for media people
Examples from the Corpus
rendezvousI am opposed to air mattresses at a rendezvous, personally.One quick telephone call had booked the aircraft, another fixed a rendezvous with a fellow salesman.I had a rendezvous in the dark.Dexter and she would deliver Urquhart there for his rendezvous at seven o'clock that morning.Their plan for a Paris rendezvous had collapsed.I asked if he was going down to the rendezvous.Old Town Square is one of Prague's best known tourist rendezvous.rendezvous withShe flew to Paris for a secret rendezvous with Jean-Jacques.The yacht was scheduled to rendezvous with a Coast Guard patrol on Monday.
rendezvousrendezvous2 verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MEETto meet someone at a time or place that was arranged earlier syn meet uprendezvous with 🔊 We’ll rendezvous with James in Nicosia.2 if two spacecraft, aircraft, or military vehicles rendezvous, they meet, for example to move supplies from one to the other→ See Verb table
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rendezvousAt seven p.m. she entered the wine bar where she had arranged to rendezvous.The vehicle can then rendezvous and dock with the space station with little further expenditure of fuel.The other participants in the meeting have to rendezvous at a similar studio, of which there are nine in Britain.We rendezvous every morning near Blackfriars Bridge and get the first jobs over the radio.But at weekends, they attempt to rendezvous over the Oxford marmalade, and on this occasion had succeeded.You'd rendezvous with people at midnight at Covent Garden station.
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Verb table
rendezvous
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrendezvous
he, she, itrendezvouses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrendezvoused
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rendezvoused
he, she, ithas rendezvoused
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rendezvoused
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rendezvous
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rendezvoused
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rendezvousing
he, she, itis rendezvousing
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you, we, theyare rendezvousing
Past
I, he, she, itwas rendezvousing
you, we, theywere rendezvousing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rendezvousing
he, she, ithas been rendezvousing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rendezvousing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rendezvousing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rendezvousing
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