from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Required by the current fashion or custom; socially obligatory.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, rule, etc.; essential; imperative: as, full dress is de rigueur.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- According to strictness (of etiquette, rule, or the like); obligatory; strictly required.
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- adjective Necessary according to
etiquette, protocolor fashion.
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- adjective required by etiquette or usage or fashion
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : de, of + rigueur, rigor, strictness.]
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French de rigueur ("required"), from de ("of") + rigueur ("rigour/rigor").
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