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vers de société

[ver duh saw-syey-tey; English ver duh soh-see-i-tey] /vɛr də sɔ syeɪˈteɪ; English ˈvɛr də ˌsoʊ si ɪˈteɪ/
noun, French.
humorous light verse dealing with fashions and foibles of the time. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for vers-de-societe

vers de société

/vɛr də sɔsjete/
light, witty, and polished verse
Word Origin
literally: society verse
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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