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chef-d'oeuvre

[French she-dœ-vruh] /French ʃɛˈdœ vrə/
noun, plural chefs-d'oeuvre
[she-dœ-vruh] /ʃɛˈdœ vrə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a masterpiece, especially in art, literature, or music.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < French
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chef-d'oeuvre

/ʃɛdœvrə/
noun (pl) chefs-d'oeuvre (ʃɛdœvrə)
1.
a masterpiece
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