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contretempsnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.trə.tɒ/  us   /ˈkɑːn.trə.tɑː/ (plural contretemps) mainly UK
a ​smallargument or ​unluckyevent, often ​happening in ​public and ​causingsocialembarrassment: There was a ​slight contretemps between Richard and some ​guy at the ​bar. Have you got over ​your little contretemps with the ​neighbouryet, or are you still not ​speaking?
(Definition of contretemps from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “contretemps”
in Chinese (Simplified) 口角, 不幸事件…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口角, 不幸事件…
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