What is rale?

  • (noun): A rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders).
    Synonyms: rattle, rattling

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Courrier International
... of the Berlin Wall, financed by Pierre Bergé and Guy de Wouters (of the Société Générale de Belgique) ... less than a year after it was bought by Générale Occidentale (a subsidiary of Alcatel who also owned L'Express and Le Point) ... Rosselin was succeeded by Bernard Wouts, who joined via Générale Occidentale ...