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

 

forte

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BrE BrE//ˈfɔːteɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɔːrt//
 
 
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BrE BrE//ˈfɔːteɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɔːrt//
 
[singular] a thing that somebody does particularly well Languages were never my forte.
Word Originnoun mid 17th cent. (originally referring to a part of a sword blade; as fort): from French fort (masculine), forte (feminine) ‘strong’, from Latin fortis.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: forte

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