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comme il faut

Syllabification: comme il faut
Pronunciation: /ˌkôm ēl ˈfō
 
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Definition of comme il faut in English:

adjective

[predicative]
Correct in behavior or etiquette.
Example sentences
  • He superintended the arrangements, chose the wallpapers, supplemented the furniture (preferably with antiques which he considered particularly comme il faut), and supervised the upholstering.
  • In China, it's comme il faut.
  • Um, no.. I'm not sure if it's comme il faut to mention other companies here...

Origin

mid 18th century: French, literally 'as is necessary'.

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