Meaning of hors concours*

hors con•cours

Pronunciation: (ôr kôn-kr'), [key]
— French. French.
  1. noting an artist, architect, or the like, not competing or not qualified to compete for the prizes in an exhibit or competition.
  2. noting or pertaining to a work or project submitted by such a person to an exhibit or competition.
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