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crème de la crème

 (krĕm′ də lä krĕm′)
n.
1. Something superlative.
2. People of the highest social level.

[French : crème, cream + de, of + la, the + crème, cream.]

crème de la crème

(krɛm də la krɛm)
n
the very best
[literally: cream of the cream]

crème de la crème

A French phrase meaning the cream of the cream, used to mean the very best.
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crème de la crème

noun
1. The superlative or most preferable part of something:
Idioms: cream of the crop, flower of the flock, pick of the bunch.
Translations

crème de la crème

[ˈkremdəlɑːˈkrem] N the crème de la crèmela crème de la crème, la flor y nata

crème de la crème

[ˈkrɛmdəlɑːˈkrɛm] n
the crème de la crème → le dessus du panier

crème de la crème

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WE'VE long appreciated Cocorico Patisserie' s delicious skills here in Cardiff but on Tuesday the entire nation got a chance to witness its mouth-watering creations as owner Laurian Veaudor competed on BBC's Bake Off Creme de la Creme.
THE entire nation got a chance to see the mouth-watering creations of a Cardiff patissier as Cocorico's owner, Laurian Veaudor, competed on BBC's Bake Off Creme de la Creme.
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BAKE OFF: CREME DE LA CREME BBC2, 8.00pm It may not have gripped the nation to quite the same extent as the 'amateur' version of The Great British Bake Off, but the search for the best team of pastry chefs reaches the final, with the climactic challenge to prepare and present a finedining dessert banquet for 100 guests.
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