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pis aller

[ pee za-ley ]
/ pi zaˈleɪ /
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noun French.
the last resort or the final resource.
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British Dictionary definitions for pis aller

pis aller
/ French (piz ale) /

noun
a last resort; stopgap

Word Origin for pis aller

literally: (at) the worst going
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