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cri de coeur

[kreeduh kœr; English kree duh kur] /kridə ˈkœr; English ˈkri də ˈkɜr/
noun, plural cris de coeur
[kreeduh kœr; English kreez duh kur] /kridə ˈkœr; English ˈkriz də ˈkɜr/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
an anguished cry of distress or indignation; outcry.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; literally, cry of (the) heart
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British Dictionary definitions for cris de coeur

cri de coeur

/ˌkriː də ˈkɜː/
noun (pl) cris de coeur
1.
a cry from the heart; heartfelt or sincere appeal
Word Origin
C20: altered from French cri du coeur
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