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pièce de résistance

pièce de résistance [or] piece de resistance

 
pronunciation:
pyes d reI zi stans
part of speech: noun
inflections: pièces de résistance
definition 1: (French) the main course or dish of a meal.
definition 2: (French) the outstanding or principal event, accomplishment, or item in a series or a group.
His last painting is the pièce de résistance of his collection.