tour de force

tour de for·ce
loc.s.m.inv. ES fr. {{wmetafile0}}
sforzo prolungato e intenso che richiede un impegno psicofisico superiore al consueto; periodo di intense fatiche: il tour de force degli esami, sottoporsi a un tour de force
DATA: 1875.
ETIMO: comp. di tour "giro" e force "forza".

Dizionario Italiano.

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  • Tour de Force — [turdə fɔrs ], die; , s [turdə fɔrs] [frz. tour de force, zu: force = Kraft, Stärke, Gewalt] (bildungsspr.): Gewaltaktion; mit Mühe, Anstrengung verbundenes Handeln. * * * Tour de Force [turdə fɔrs], die; , s [turdə fɔrs; frz. tour de force, zu:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tour de Force — [turdə fɔrs] die; , s [turdə fɔrs] <aus gleichbed. fr. tour de force, zu tour (vgl. ↑Tour) u. force »(Tat)kraft; Gewalt«> Gewaltaktion, mit Mühe, Anstrengung verbundenes Handeln …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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  • tour de force — [ˌtuə də ˈfo:s US ˌtur də ˈfo:rs] n [singular] written [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: impressive act of strength ] something that is done very skilfully and successfully, and is very impressive ▪ His speech to the Democratic Convention was a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tour de force — [ ,tur də fɔrs ] noun singular something that impresses people because it is successful and is done very skillfully: a literary/technological/diplomatic tour de force …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tour de force — /fr. ˌtuʀd(J)&fEs/ [loc. fr., letteralmente «giro (tour) di (de) forza (force)»] loc. sost. m. inv. (est.) strapazzo, sfacchinata, sgobbata, tirata, corvée (fr.) CONTR. riposo, relax (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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