se tenant
adjective Etymology: French, literally, holding one another Date: circa 1911 of postage stamps joined together as in the original sheet but differing in design, overprint, color, or perforation

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  • se-tenant — [sə ten′ənt, set΄ə nän′] adj. [Fr, lit., holding each other] designating or of postage stamps joined together as pairs or larger sets, but differing in design, denomination, overprint, etc. n. a se tenant stamp: Also setenant …   English World dictionary

  • se tenant — (French) Two or more postage stamps designed for continuity of format and printed in the same pane. The stamps can form a single design; otherwise, they can be arranged in pairs, groups of four, or larger configurations …   Glossary of postal terms

  • Se-tenant — Banda de sellos con bandeleta. Rusia, 2007 Se tenant (en francés: ligados o que se sostienen), en filatelia es término que se refiere a series de sellos diferentes unidos entre sí a veces en fila o banda, o en otra disposición con o sin… …   Wikipedia Español

  • se-tenant — /seuh ten euhnt, set n ahonn , seuh teuh nahonn /, n. Philately. a group of stamps that differ in color, value, or design but are printed together on the same sheet and are collected without separating the stamps. Also, se tenant. [1910 15; < F:… …   Universalium

  • se-tenant — /seuh ten euhnt, set n ahonn , seuh teuh nahonn /, n. Philately. a group of stamps that differ in color, value, or design but are printed together on the same sheet and are collected without separating the stamps. Also, se tenant. [1910 15; <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • se-tenant — noun A set of postage stamps with differing values, colours, etc, but printed on the same sheet …   Wiktionary

  • se-tenant — [si: tɛnənt] adjective Philately (of stamps of different designs) joined together side by side as when printed. Origin early 20th cent.: from Fr., lit. holding together …   English new terms dictionary

  • se-tenant — /si ˈtɛnənt/ (say see tenuhnt) adjective not separated, as of postage stamps joined together in the original sheet. {French: holding together} …   Australian English dictionary

  • se tenant — sətəˈnäⁿ adjective Etymology: French, holding together of postage stamps : joined together as in the original sheet : not separated …   Useful english dictionary

  • se redresser — ● se redresser verbe pronominal Se remettre droit, debout : Se redresser péniblement après une chute. Prendre une attitude fière, voire arrogante en se tenant droit : Il se redresse, ses succès lui montent à la tête. Revenir à un état normal ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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