Definition of éclat in English:


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Pronunciation: /eɪˈklɑː


[mass noun]
1Brilliant display or effect: he finished his recital with great éclat
1.1Social distinction or conspicuous success: she was quite unaware of the éclat of being ambassadress there


late 17th century: from French, from éclater 'burst out'.

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