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faux pas

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfaux pasfaux pas /ˌfəʊ ˈpɑː, ˈfəʊ pɑː $ ˌfoʊ ˈpɑː/ noun (plural faux pas /-ˈpɑːz/) [countable]  MISTAKEan embarrassing mistake in a social situation
Examples from the Corpus
faux pasTalking business at dinner is a faux pas in France.Mercifully, circumstances now allow me to rectify this faux pas.Edna was met with a hushed silence fitting for only the most violent faux pas.
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