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what's the meaning of coup de grace and how to pronounce?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    coup de grâce (kū də gräs')

    [French, coup, stroke, + de, of, + grâce, mercy.]

    noun:

    1. A deathblow delivered to end the misery of a mortally wounded victim.

    2. A finishing stroke or decisive event.

    Koo dee grar, that's how I say it but I'm not French.

  • 1 decade ago

    Coup de Grace is a French expression meaning the best overall putdown, the final winning thrust.

    the pronounciation is

    Koo day graw

  • 1 decade ago

    It means killing blow in French.

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