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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcontretempscon‧tre‧temps /ˈkɒntrətɒŋ $ ˈkɑːntrətɑːn/ noun (plural contretemps) [countable]  ARGUEan argument or disagreement – often used humorously
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contretempsI noticed on Tuesday morning when we had our contretemps in Dean's park.Something was going to balance his previous contretemps.
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