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A very small amount; a trace: not a soupçon of mercy.
[French, from Old French sospeçon, suspicion, from Latin suspectiō, suspectiōn-, fear, from suspectus, past participle of suspicere, to suspect; see suspect.]
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a slight amount; dash
[C18: from French, ultimately from Latin suspicio suspicion]
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soup•çon(supˈsɔ̃, ˈsup sɔ̃)
a slight trace, as of a seasoning; hint.
[1760–70; < French: a suspicion, Old French sospeçon < Late Latin suspectiōnem, acc. of suspectiō, for Latin suspīciō suspicion]
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Soupçonof justice, 1849; of sense, 1849.
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A French word for suspicion, used to mean a small amount.
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|Noun||1.||soupcon - a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"|
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
snuff - a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
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soupçon[ˈsuːpsɔ̃] N (Culin) → pizca f
with a soupçon of ginger → con una pizca de jengibre
with a soupçon of cream → con un chorrito de nata or (LAm) crema
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soupçon[ˈsuːps#xf5;n] n (frm, hum) → ombra
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