chef d'œuvre

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chef-d'œuvre.

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Noun[edit]

chef d'œuvre (plural chefs d'œuvre)

  1. A piece of work that has been given much critical praise, especially one considered the greatest work of a person's career.
  2. A work of outstanding creativity, skill or workmanship.
  3. A work created in order to qualify as a master craftsman and member of a guild.

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