Definition of Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François in English:

Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François

proper noun

  • (1696–1763), French novelist; known as Abbé Prévost. A Benedictine monk and priest, he is remembered for his novel "Manon Lescaut" (1731), which inspired operas by Jules Massenet and Puccini.

Pronunciation

Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François

/ˌpreɪvəʊ dɛɡˈziːl//pʀevo dɛkzil/