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Pièce de Résistance Meaning & Synonyms from 601 Words

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/piˌes.də.reɪ.zɪˈstãːs/ (noun)

Pièce de résistance meaning

the most important or impressive thing which is quite satisfactory, In French it means: piece of resistance, masterpiece, attraction, centerpiece, pride and joy, chef d’oeuvre

in cooking or cuisine, the most important dish served at a meal


The noun PIECE DE RESISTANCE has 2 senses: 1. the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection. 2. the most important dish of a meal. Familiarity information: PIECE DE RESISTANCE used as a noun is rare.

In cookery, pièce de résistance is the main dish of a meal. Piece de resistance – The original context for piece de resistance is what one is able to resist by eating the big dish—pangs of hunger.

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