faux pas Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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faux pasnoun [C]

uk   /ˌfəʊˈpɑː/  us   /ˌfoʊ-/ (plural faux pas)
words or ​behaviour that are a ​socialmistake or not ​polite: I made some ​remark about his wife's ​family, and then ​realized I'd made a ​seriousfauxpas.
(Definition of faux pas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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faux pasnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfoʊ ˈpɑ/ (plural faux pas  /ˈfoʊ ˈpɑ, ˈpɑz/ )
a ​remark or ​action in a ​socialsituation that is a ​mistake and ​causesembarrassment or ​offense: She made the faux pas of referring to Wales as “​part of England.”
(Definition of faux pas from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 失言, 失礼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失言, 失禮…
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