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forte [or] for·te1

forte [or] forte1

 
 
pronunciation:
for teI [or] fort
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong or exceptional point, such as a talent or skill.
His forte as a baker is making delectable chocolate desserts.Witty dialogue is her forte.
synonyms:
long suit, métier, skill, specialty, strength, talent
similar words:
aptitude, bag, bent, cup of tea, endowment, faculty, genius, gift, knack, meat, proficiency, thing
definition 2: a sword blade's stronger part, from the base to the middle. Cf. foible
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