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finessenoun [U]

us   /fəˈnes/
great skill or style: She has handled these difficult negotiations with real finesse.
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"finesse" in British English

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finessenoun [U]

uk   /fɪˈnes/ us   /fɪˈnes/

finesseverb [T]

uk   /fɪˈnes/ us   /fɪˈnes/
to deal with a situation or a person in a skilful and often slightly dishonest way: She finessed the interview by playing down her lack of experience and talking about her long-standing interest in the field.
to improve something so it is the best it can possibly be: After they'd finessed the software, they followed the people using it for several months.
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