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bon mot

A clever or witty retort. Brett was teased quite often by his peers, but he always responded quickly with a bon mot, causing everyone to erupt into laughter.
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bon viveur

A connoisseur of food and wine. Primarily heard in UK. Janine is such a bon viveur that she would never dream of serving her guests boxed wine at her party.
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a bon mot

a funny or clever remark Wilde's bons mots are legendary.
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a bon viveur

  (mainly British)
someone who enjoys good food and wine A noted bon viveur, he had a passion for French cuisine.
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Bon Secour's choice of CoPathPlus is also based on the system's ability to install with minimal disruption to department operations.
We're excited to partner with Bon Secours and Blackrock Clinics whose powerful votes of confidence in our product and support services are testament to our strong client partnerships.