[ French she-dœ-vruh ]
/ French ʃɛˈdœ vrə /
noun, plural chefs-d'oeu·vre [she-dœ-vruh] /ʃɛˈdœ vrə/.
a masterpiece, especially in art, literature, or music.
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Origin of chef-d'oeuvre
Borrowed into English from French around 1610–20
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British Dictionary definitions for chef-d'oeuvre
/ French (ʃɛdœvrə) /
noun plural chefs-d'oeuvre (ʃɛdœvrə)
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