pièce de résistance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pièce de résistancenoun [usually S]

uk   us   /piˌes.də.reɪ.zɪˈstɑ̃ːs/ (plural pièces de résistance uk   /piˌes.də-/ us   )
the ​best and most ​important or ​exciting thing, often the last in a ​series of things: The pièce de résistance of his ​stageact was a ​brilliant Barbra Streisand ​impression.
(Definition of pièce de résistance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pièce de résistance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 最佳项目, 最重要的事件…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最佳項目, 最重要的事件…
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