[doo-uhm-ver-it, dyoo-] /duˈʌm vər ɪt, dyu-/
a coalition of two persons holding the same office, as in ancient Rome.
the office or government of two such persons.
the office of or government by duumvirs
[dy-vuh] /ˈdü və/ noun 1. Christian René de [krees-tyahn ruh-ney duh] /krisˈtyɑ̃ rəˈneɪ də/ (Show IPA), 1917–2013, Belgian biologist, born in England: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1974. Duve Du·ve (dōō’və, dü’-), Christian Marie René Joseph de. Born 1917. British-born Belgian physiologist. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize for contributions to the understanding of the components […]
[doo-vuh-nek] /ˈdu vəˌnɛk/ noun 1. Frank (Frank Decker) 1848–1919, U.S. painter and teacher.
[doo-vey, dyoo-] /duˈveɪ, dyu-/ noun 1. a usually down-filled quilt, often with a removable cover; comforter. /ˈduːveɪ/ noun 1. another name for continental quilt 2. Also called duvet jacket. a down-filled jacket used esp by mountaineers n. 1758, from French duvet “down,” earlier dumet, diminutive of dum “down.”
- Duvet day
noun 1. (informal) a day of leave from work that an employee is allowed to take at short notice