comme il faut
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comme il faut(kŭm′ ēl fō′)
Being in accord with conventions or accepted standards; proper.
[French : comme, as + il faut, it is necessary, proper.]
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comme il faut(kɔm il fo)
correct or correctly
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comme il faut(kɔ mil ˈfoʊ)
as it should be; proper.
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comme il faut
A French phrase meaning how it should be, used to describe something that is done in the correct or fashionable way.
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|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"
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