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chef-d'œuvre

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Pronunciation: /ʃeɪ ˈdəːvr(ə)
 
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Definition of chef-d'œuvre in English:

noun (plural chefs-d'œuvre pronounced same)

A masterpiece: the painting was made after a number of preliminary studies as a self-conscious chef d’oeuvre
Synonyms
masterpiece, masterwork, best work, finest work, greatest creation, crowning achievement, work of art;
treasure, gem, pearl, jewel, jewel in the crown;

Origin

French, 'chief work'.

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