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affaire d'honneur

[a-fer daw-nœr]
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noun, plural af·faires d'hon·neur [a-fer daw-nœr] /a fɛr dɔˈnœr/. French.
  1. a duel.
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Origin of affaire d'honneur

literally, affair of honor
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British Dictionary definitions for affaire d'honneur

affaire d'honneur

noun plural affaires d'honneur (afɛr dɔnœr)
  1. a duel
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