Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
[ey-klair, ih-klair, ey-klair] /eɪˈklɛər, ɪˈklɛər, ˈeɪ klɛər/ noun 1. a finger-shaped cream puff, filled with whipped cream, custard, or pastry cream, often coated with icing. /eɪˈklɛə; ɪˈklɛə/ noun 1. a finger-shaped cake of choux pastry, usually filled with cream and covered with chocolate n. 1861, from French éclair, literally “lightning,” from Old French esclair “light, […]
[ey-kler-sees-mahn] /eɪ klɛr sisˈmɑ̃/ noun, plural éclaircissements [ey-kler-sees-mahn] /eɪ klɛr sisˈmɑ̃/ (Show IPA). French. 1. clarification; explanation. 2. (initial capital letter) the Enlightenment.
[ih-klamp-see-uh] /ɪˈklæmp si ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. a form of toxemia of pregnancy, characterized by albuminuria, hypertension, and convulsions. /ɪˈklæmpsɪə/ noun 1. (pathol) a toxic condition of unknown cause that sometimes develops in the last three months of pregnancy, characterized by high blood pressure, abnormal weight gain and convulsions Compare pre-eclampsia 2. another name for […]
[ey-klah; French ey-kla] /eɪˈklɑ; French eɪˈkla/ noun 1. brilliance of success, reputation, etc.: the éclat of a great achievement. 2. showy or elaborate display: a performance of great éclat. 3. acclamation; acclaim. /eɪˈklɑː; French ekla/ noun 1. brilliant or conspicuous success, effect, etc 2. showy display; ostentation 3. social distinction 4. approval; acclaim; applause n. […]