Definition of agrément in English:

agrément

(also agrement)

noun

  • 1Music
    Music. In plural Grace notes; embellishments.

  • 2Official approval given by the government of a country to a diplomatic representative of another country; an instance of this.

phrase

  • British Board of Agrément: (in Britain) an official body that tests and monitors new building materials and techniques; abbreviated BBA.

Origin

Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From French agrément (in plural) ornamental accessories, quality of that which is agreeable, grace note, musical ornamentation, specific uses of agrément.

Pronunciation

agrément

/əˈɡreɪmɒ̃//aˈɡreɪmɒ̃/