Meaning of GRAND PRIX in English

GRAND PRIX

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈgräⁿ-ˈprē ]

noun

( plural grand prix also grands prix -ˈprē(z))

Usage: often capitalized G&P, often attributive

Etymology: French Grand Prix de Paris, an international horse race established 1863, literally, grand prize of Paris

Date: 1863

1. : the highest level of international equestrian competition ; also : a contest at this level

2. : one of a series of international formula car races ; also : a high-level competition in another sport (as sailing) that is often part of a series

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.