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contretemps

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒn.trə.tɒ/ us    /ˈkɑːn.trə.tɑː/ ( plural contretemps)
a small argument or unlucky event, often happening in public and causing social embarrassment: There was a slight contretemps between Richard and some bloke at the bar. Have you got over your little contretemps with the neighbour yet, or are you still not speaking?
Traducciones de “contretemps”
en chino (tradicionál) 口角, 不幸事件…
en chino (simplificado) 口角, 不幸事件…
(Definition of contretemps from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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