Meaning of “cri de coeur” in the English Dictionary

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"cri de coeur" in British English

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cri de coeurnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌkriː de ˈkɜːr/ us /ˌkriː de ˈkɝː/ plural cris de coeur uk /ˌkriː.deˈkɜːr/ us /-ˈkɝː/

an urgent and strongly felt request for help from someone in a very bad situation

(Definition of “cri de coeur” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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