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porte-à-faux
Pronunciation: /pɔʀtafo/

nom masculin invariable

  • être en porte à faux [littéral] (mur)
    to be out of plumb
    (rocher)
    to be precariously balanced
    (Architecture) (construction)
    to be cantilevered
    [figuré] (personne)
    to be in an awkward position

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