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mot juste

División en sílabas: mot juste
Pronunciación: /ˌmō ˈZHo͞ost
 
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Definición de mot juste en inglés:

sustantivo (plural mots justes pronounced igual)

The exact, appropriate word.
Example sentences
  • I think there are many instances where a ‘crude’ word or phrase is the mot juste.
  • ‘Having been at sea for many weeks, the participants,’ he says, searching for the mot juste, ‘had a look of lust in their eyes.’
  • But if they actually were implicated in the one morally appalling drama of having attempted to wipe out an entire people, ‘sorry’ isn't quite the mot juste.

Origen

French.

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