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cause célèbre
American English: /ˌkoʊz səˈlɛbrə/
British English: /ˌkɔːz sɛˈlɛbr(ə)/

Translation of cause célèbre in Spanish:

noun plural causes célèbres Pronunciation: / ˈkəʊzsəˈlebrə /

  • (famous lawsuit)
    caso (masculine) famoso or célebre
    the strike became a cause célèbre
    la huelga dio mucho que hablar

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