Definition of de règle in English:

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de règle

Pronunciation: /də ˈrɛɡl(ə)/
/də ʀɛɡl/

adjective

Required by custom; proper: it shall be de règle for guests to come in afternoon dresses
More example sentences
  • You know that it is de règle never to speak with more assurance or certainty than when one knows something imperfectly.
  • It is de règle here for each person to have a separate little plate for each kind of vegetable, so that each large plate is encircled by a necklace of little ones.
  • "No, madam, but for the gentlemen of the High Toby, it is de règle."

Origin

French, literally 'of rule'.

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