pièce de résistance

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Etymology[edit]

From French pièce de résistance.

Noun[edit]

pièce de résistance (plural pièces de résistance)

  1. (idiomatic) A masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pièce de résistance

Noun[edit]

pièce de résistance n (plural pièces de résistance)

  1. masterwork, masterpiece
  2. The best achievement of an author or artist, representing his major life effort.
  3. main course of a meal

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

literally "piece which has staying power"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pjɛs də re zi stɑ̃s/
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Noun[edit]

pièce de résistance m (plural pièces de résistance)

  1. (idiomatic) The finest part of something, especially a meal.