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A famous or important person's entourage is the group of assistants, servants, or other people who travel with them.

Peter the Great shocked London by his wild behaviour and that of his entourage when he visited England in 1698...

He was accompanied by an entourage of a dozen police officers.

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  • entourage — [ ɑ̃turaʒ ] n. m. • 1776; h. 1461; de entourer 1 ♦ Personnes qui entourent habituellement qqn, et vivent dans sa familiarité. ⇒ cercle, compagnie, milieu, société, voisinage. Une personne de son entourage. On dit, dans l entourage du Président,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Entourage — can mean:* Entourage (TV series), HBO series * Entourage (song), a 2006 single from Omarion * The Entourage Music And Theater Ensemble, an ambient music group * Hyundai Entourage, a minivan built by Hyundai Motor Company * Microsoft Entourage, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Entourage — (frz. „Umgebung“, übertragen „Gefolge, Zirkel“) steht für: die Personen, die zum personellen Umfeld von jemandem gehören, die jemanden begleiten die Einfassung eines Schmuckstückes, siehe Fassen ein Groupware Programm der Firma Microsoft für Mac… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Entourage — En tou rage ([aum]N t[=oo] r[.a]zh ), n. [F.] Surroundings; specif., collectively, one s attendants or associates. The entourage and mode of life of the mikados were not such as to make of them able rulers. B. H. Chamberlain. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entourage — 1832, surroundings, environment, picked up by De Quincey from Fr. entourage, from M.Fr. entourer to surround (16c.), from O.Fr. entour that which surrounds (10c.), from en in (see EN (Cf. en ) (1)) + tour a circuit (see TOUR (Cf. to …   Etymology dictionary

  • Entourage — (frz. angturahsch), die Umgebung; Besatz; entours (angtuhr), die Umgebungen; entouriren, umgeben, besetzen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • entourage — /ãtu raʒ/, it. /antu raʒ/ s.m., fr. [der. di entourer circondare ], in ital. invar. 1. [insieme di persone con cui si hanno rapporti abituali] ▶◀ ambiente, ambito, cerchia, giro, gruppo, milieu, mondo, sfera. 2. [insieme di persone che circondano …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • entourage — /fr. ãtuˈʀa1/ [vc. fr., da entourer «stare attorno»] s. m. inv. (di conoscenze) cerchia, giro, sfera, ambito, ambiente …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • entourage — [n] followers associates, attendants, companions, company, cortege, court, courtiers, escort, following, groupies*, hangers on*, retainers, retinue, staff, suite, sycophants, toadies*, train; concepts 387,417 Ant. leader …   New thesaurus

  • entourage — ► NOUN ▪ a group of people attending or surrounding an important person. ORIGIN French, from entourer to surround …   English terms dictionary

  • entourage — [än΄too räzh′, än′too räzh΄] n. [Fr < entourer, to surround < en tour, around < en, in + tour, turn, round + AGE] 1. Now Rare surroundings; environment 2. a group of accompanying attendants, assistants, or associates; retinue …   English World dictionary

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