- an enterprise or adventure
- prowess or daring: knights of great emprise
Origin: Middle English emprise ; from Old French ; from past participle of emprendre, to undertake ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form imprehendere ; from Classical Latin im-, inch(es) plush prehendere, to take: see prehensile
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- A chivalrous or adventurous undertaking.
- Chivalrous daring or prowess.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from feminine past participle of emprendre, to undertake, from Vulgar Latin *imprēndere : Latin in-, in; see en-1 + Latin prehendere, prēndere, to take, grasp; see ghend- in Indo-European roots.