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English definition of “de rigueur”

de rigueur

adjective [after verb]     /də.rɪˈɡɜːr/ US  /-ˈɡɝː/ formal
demanded by fashion, custom, etc.: Where I work, smart suits are de rigueur for the women.Very important or urgent
(Definition of de rigueur adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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