Definition of tour de force in English:
noun (plural tours de force pronounced same)
A performance or achievement that has been accomplished or managed with great skill: his novel is a tour de force
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- His group's success was a spectacular tour de force of meticulous technique and solid research design.
- It's a tour de force of a performance; one that would be enough to recommend the film on its own.
- Their self-titled debut was a tour de force, a record at once wildly experimental and eminently accessible.
French, literally 'feat of strength'.
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