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bête noire
American English: /ˌbɛt ˈnwɑr/ , /ˌbeɪt ˈnwɑr/
British English: /bɛt ˈnwɑː/
, /beɪt ˈnwɑː/

Translation of bête noire in Spanish:

noun plural bête noiresPronunciation: /betˈnwɑːr/, /betˈnwɑː(r)/, /-ˈnwɑːrz/

  • bête noire (feminine) [formal]
    liars are her particular bête noire
    si hay algo que detesta es la gente mentirosa
    Example sentences
    • Fifth, we know that when push comes to shove, all the grand talk about international norms is often just a cover for opposing the global elite's bêtes noires of the moment.
    • Social obligations are my bêtes noires, necessary evils that I too eagerly create, often enjoy, but nearly always dread.
    • As we'll see, this is the case with Fox, the bête noire of many media concentration activists.
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