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tête-à-têtenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌteɪt.əˈteɪt/
an ​informalprivateconversation between two ​people, ​especiallyfriends: We must have a tête-à-tête ​sometime.

tête-à-têteadverb

uk   us   /ˌteɪt.əˈteɪt/
(Definition of tête-à-tête from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tête-à-têtenoun [C]

 us   /ˈteɪt̬·əˈteɪt, ˈtet̬·əˈtet/
a ​privateconversation between two ​people: a ​romantic tête-à-tête
(Definition of tête-à-tête from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tête-à-tête”
in Chinese (Simplified) 两人密谈, (尤指朋友间的)促膝谈心…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩人密談, (尤指朋友間的)促膝談心…
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