[ US /ˈɝv, ˈuvɹə/ ]
[ UK /ˈɜːvɹɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)
    he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre
    Picasso's work can be divided into periods
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How To Use oeuvre In A Sentence

  • ‘The majority of costs are wage costs; there is very little room for manoeuvre,’ he said.
  • When the matador realises the bull is weak and unable to charge much longer he will reach for his killing sword and seek to manoeuvre it directly in front of him with its head down, so that he can administer the death stroke.
  • It is surprisingly easy to manoeuvre and far less treacherous than parasailing. Times, Sunday Times
  • No doubt we can admire the architectonic structure of these systems aesthetically, as we would un chef-d'oeuvre de l'art. METAPHYSICAL IMAGINATION
  • He was then able to manoeuvre some of his cavalry on to the hilltop and fight the Saxons on level ground.
  • he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre
  • Another restrictive manoeuvre gets under way. Times, Sunday Times
  • The vessel could be manoeuvred with its bow thrusters to bring the stern ramp very close to the two men to whom life belts and/or ropes were thrown.
  • Better prepared and more aggressive, he unexpectedly outmanoeuvred the prime minister.
  • The action on a Harrow mosque again saw the chunky thugs in Lenin's term comprehensively outnumbered and outmanoeuvred Sonic Truth
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