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Definition of aplomb noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

aplomb

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˈplɒm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈplɑːm//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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if somebody does something with aplomb, they do it in a confident and successful way, often in a difficult situation with considerable/great/remarkable aplomb He delivered the speech with his usual aplomb. She concealed the problem with remarkable aplomb. Word Origin late 18th cent. (in the sense ‘perpendicularity, steadiness’): from French, from à plomb ‘according to a plumb line’.
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