Comme-il-faut



[kaw-meel foh; English kuhm eel foh] /kɔ mil ˈfoʊ; English ˌkʌm il ˈfoʊ/

French.
1.
as it should be; proper; fitting; fittingly.
/kɔm il fo/
uknown
1.
correct or correctly

1756, French, literally “as it should be;” from comme “as, like, how,” from Old French com, from Vulgar Latin quomo, from Latin quomodo “how? in what way?,” pronomial adverb of manner, related to quam “how much?,” qui “who” (see who).

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