comme il faut


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comme il faut

 (kŭm′ ēl fō′)
adj.
Being in accord with conventions or accepted standards; proper.

[French : comme, as + il faut, it is necessary, proper.]

comme il faut

(kɔm il fo)
correct or correctly

comme il faut

(kɔ mil ˈfoʊ)

adj. French.
as it should be; proper.

comme il faut

A French phrase meaning how it should be, used to describe something that is done in the correct or fashionable way.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.comme il faut - according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
proper - marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"

comme il faut

adjective
References in classic literature ?
Women who are comme il faut, that's a different matter; but the Kuragins' set of women,
Our house is very far from the center, but the little canal is very comme il faut.
He is very comme il faut, my papa," said Mademoiselle Noemie, "and as honest as the day.
Comme il faut, is the Frenchman's description of good Society: as we must be.
Le chef de la diplomatie algerienne a souligne l'urgence que les conditions socio-economiques dans lesquelles evoluent les populations des regions du Nord connaissent rapidement une amelioration perceptible et que soit mise en œuvre la reinsertion des membres des mouvements politico-militaires beneficiaires des operations de demobilisation, de cantonnement et de desarmement, comme il faut organiser, avec diligence, le retour des populations refugiees et deplacees dans leurs localites d'origine et dans la vie sociale et economique locale.
Mais ce n'est rien, un dechet de la societe de moins n'empeche pas les gens comme il faut de manger, de boire et de dormir
A Chacun a son gout B Comme il faut C Eminence grise D Faux pas QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: Which state in Australia has the highest population?
Comme il faut, Solihull Evening Mail, November 5, 1970
First of all, it is ordinarily not, as the French succinctly put it, comme il faut, for a reporter to write about an institution in which she or he is associated, especially when that association is so intimate as it is in this case.
When the rubble was cleared, Comme Il Faut had lost its manager Lawrence Keryby, and about 30% of the 400-person workforce had their homes destroyed or were mourning the deaths of family members.
The Louvre, the great bastion of comme il faut art history, has succumbed to contemporary art.
Haiti's tourism and finance ministers and representatives of Caribbean Hotel Ventures and the Comme Il Faut Tobacco Co.