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rendezvous

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɒn.deɪ.vuː/  us   /ˈrɑːn-/ (plural rendezvous)
an arrangement to meet someone, especially secretly, at a particular place and time, or the place itself: We have a rendezvous for next week, don't we? The lovers met at a secret rendezvous in the park. a place where a particular group of people often go or meet, by arrangement or habit: This restaurant is a popular rendezvous for local artists.
rendezvous
verb [I] uk   us  
The police arranged to rendezvous with their informant at a disused warehouse.
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