Translation of cause célèbre in Spanish:
noun plural causes célèbresPronunciation: /ˈkəʊzsəˈlebrə/
- (famous lawsuit)caso (masculine) famoso or célebrethe strike became a cause célèbrela huelga dio mucho que hablarExample sentences
- It became a cause célèbre, a controversy and it involved tick-tack of a very competitive nature between the judicial and legislative arms of government in that country.
- In both these cases, the principal weapon it used was the judicial cause célèbre that dramatically highlighted an individual case of persecution and injustice before the ‘tribunal of public opinion’.
- Eventually the dispute became such a cause célèbre that a delegation of strikers headed by their leading shop steward, Rose Boland, was invited to tea in Whitehall with the then employment secretary, Barbara Castle.
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