(Especially with reference to creative work or a meal) the most important or remarkable feature: the pièce de résistance of the meal was flaming ice cream
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- The pièce de résistance, though, was a gargantuan platter of seafood overflowing with everything from lobster all the way down to razorfish.
- After a spot of bird-watching in the Bharatpur avian sanctuary, you'll travel to see the pièce de résistance, the Taj Mahal.
- I selected the fillet of red mullet as a warm-up to the pièce de résistance - the pigeon de bresse.
French, literally 'piece (i.e., means) of resistance'.
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Syllabification: pièce de ré·sis·tance
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