Definition of faute de mieux adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


faute de mieux

BrE BrE//ˌfəʊt də ˈmjɜː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfoʊt də ˈmjɜː//
(from French)
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because there is nothing else that is better We were obliged, faute de mieux, to drink the local beverage. Word OriginFrench.