a degree awarded by a French university, based on a competitive examination given by the state and qualifying the recipient for the highest teaching positions in a lycée or for the rank of professor in a school of law or medicine.
Music. (def 9). agréments, Also, agrémens [a-grey-mahn] /a greɪˈmɑ̃/ (Show IPA). agreeable qualities or circumstances. the official approval by a government of a proposed envoy from a foreign government. Historical Examples I want nothing in the world but what is honest, so make the agrement as you like, and I’ll bide by it. Chambers’s Edinburgh […]
of or relating to plants growing wild in fields and uncultivated areas. adjective (of uncultivated plants such as weeds) growing on cultivated land adjective growing wild in fields Word Origin L. agrestis Usage Note botany
rural; rustic. unpolished; awkward: agrestic behavior. Contemporary Examples An examination of the eerie similarities between Litchfield Prison and agrestic. Orange Is the New Weeds: The Adventures of Jenji Kohan Across the 8th Dimension Rich Goldstein, Emily Shire August 17, 2014 Historical Examples agrestic, a-gres′tik, adj. pertaining to the fields: rural: unpolished. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary […]
a combining form with the meaning “agriculture, farming,” used in the formation of compound words: agribusiness.