[ pyes daw-kah-zyawn ]
/ pyɛs dɔ kɑˈzyɔ̃ /
noun, plural pièces d'oc·ca·sion [pyes daw-kah-zyawn] /pyɛs dɔ kɑˈzyɔ̃/. French.
something prepared or used for a special occasion.
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- pièce de résistance,
- piña cloth,
- piña colada,
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