Raison d'etre

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Definition

(her kids are her) raison d’être: (her children are her) reason for living
noun

Examples

  • "Without further ado, I'd like to introduce my 'piece de resistance', my 'raison d'être', my 'chef d'oeuvre', my 'hors d'oeuvre', and other French words."

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