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affaire d'honneur

[a-fer daw-nœr] /a fɛr dɔˈnœr/
noun, plural affaires d'honneur
[a-fer daw-nœr] /a fɛr dɔˈnœr/ (Show IPA).
a duel.
Origin of affaire d'honneur
literally, affair of honor Unabridged
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  • An "affaire d'honneur" originated from this, and the parties met this morning.

    The South-West Joseph Holt Ingraham
  • Weell you for myself de condescension to have dat you weell be one friend to one affaire d'honneur?

    Love in a Cloud

    Arlo Bates
British Dictionary definitions for affaire d'honneur

affaire d'honneur

/afɛr dɔnœr/
noun (pl) affaires d'honneur (afɛr dɔnœr)
a duel
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