Definition of chef-d'œuvre in English:

chef-d'œuvre

Syllabification: chef-d'œu·vre
Pronunciation: /SHā ˈdœv(rə), ˈdə(r)v
 
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noun (plural chefs-d'œuvre /SHāz ˈdœv(rə), ˈdə(r)v/)

A masterpiece.

Origin

early 17th century: French, literally 'chief work'.

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