cause célèbrecause cé·lè·bre
or cause′ ce·le′bre
nounpl. causes′ cé·lè′bres or causes′ ce·le′bres
- a celebrated law case, trial, or controversy
- a person, thing, or incident that has become widely known, often because of controversy
Origin of cause célèbreFr, literally , famous case
nounpl. causes cé·lè·bres,
- An issue arousing widespread controversy or heated public debate.
- A celebrated legal case.
Origin of cause celebreFrench cause case célèbre celebrated
(plural causes célèbres)