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Definition of 'folie de grandeur'

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This is an enormous folie de grandeur that will leave taxpayers on the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There was a folie de grandeur there. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The folie de grandeur of historians is that we are conditioned to believe we can explain everything. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)And, of course, it's got absolutely nothing to do with the folie de grandeur that is the single currency. The Sun (2012)This heretical mix of pretension and hypocrisy has prompted mockery of her folie de grandeur, but such criticism misses the point. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Definition of folie de grandeur from the Collins English Dictionary
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