English translation of 'bête noire'
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Example Sentences Including 'bête noire'
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A cause de sa veine corrosive, son " charme vénéneux ", il devient la bête noire de la IVe République.Le Monde (2000)
Porté au pouvoir en 1958 par les partisans de l'Algérie française, de Gaulle est devenu leur bête noire.Le Monde (1997)
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Used Occasionally. bête noire is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'bête noire' in Other Languages
British English: bogey NOUN
A bogey is something or someone that people are worried about, perhaps without much cause or reason.
Age is another bogey for actresses.
Translation of bête noire from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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