Definition of point d'appui in English:

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point d'appui

Pronunciation: /ˌpwã daˈpwiː/
/pwɛ̃ dapHi/

noun (plural points d'appui)

A support or prop: the education committee does not deny a college adviser his many informal influences but gives him a point d’appui

Origin

French, literally 'point of support'.

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