savoir-faire

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Borrowed from French savoir-faire (know-how), from savoir (to know (how)) + faire (to do).

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savoir-faire (uncountable)

  1. The ability to do or say what is appropriate for the occasion.

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French[edit]

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savoir-faire m (uncountable)

  1. know-how, savoir-faire

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