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cause célèbre


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An issue or incident (originally, a legal case) arousing widespread controversy or public debate.


From French cause ("cause, case") + célèbre ("famous"), in the title of a famous 18-century compilation of famous legal cases, Nouvelles Causes Célèbres. (Wiktionary)


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