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savoir-faire

(Redirected from savoir faire)

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French savoir-faire (know-how), from savoir (to know (how)) + faire (to do).

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NounEdit

savoir-faire (uncountable)

  1. The ability to do or say what is appropriate for the occasion.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sa.vwaʁ.fɛʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

savoir-faire m (uncountable)

  1. know-how, savoir-faire

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