from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The ability to say or do the right or graceful thing. See Synonyms at tact.
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- n. The ability to do or say what is appropriate for the occasion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The faculty of knowing just what to do and how to do it; skilful management; tact; address.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. social skill
Food professionals of every branch are taking their time to transmit their passion and their savoir-faire in an effort to bring new taste sensations and food awareness to the French, encourage the discovery of la diversité des goûts et saveurs, diversity in taste and flavors.
Mr. Arnault has often complimented Herm è s on its image and savoir-faire.
See the comments section at the blog and thank you for sharing your own language savoir-faire.
Apart from the couple of fluid balances in the wedding pas de deux, she offering intent lessons in technical savoir-faire.
As you can probably guess from the name, the show forces attractive women and geeky guys to co-habit and transform their opposite numbers, giving the geeks apparent savoir-faire and the beauties a sheen of academic knowledge.
The savoir-faire in the region has helped elevate linen to a high-fashion fabric.
He enjoyed their company, admired their intelligence and savoir-faire, and made friends.
Jean Cazals for The Wall Street Journal In Paris, this very British rite benefits from the savoir-faire of French pastry chefs and from a history of importing the finest teas from the Far East.
Buzzy Paris: Shangri-La's La Bauhinia In Paris, the very British rite of afternoon tea benefits from the savoir-faire of French pastry chefs and from a history of importing the finest teas from the Far East.
"J'ai le plaisir de vous adresser une sélection de ce produit, fruit d'une longue tradition et d'un savoir-faire unique au monde qui vous convaincra, s'il en était besoin, qu'il n'est de moutarde que de Dijon", ajoute-t-il.