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de rigeur

Required in order to seem fashionable. Is it still de rigeur to wear a tuxedo to this event?
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Another beguiling portmanteau of animated shorts from the work of late Czech storyteller Jan Werich via the hands of returning helmers Aurel Klimt and Vlasta Pospisilova, "Fimfarum 2" will join its 2003 predecessor "Jan Werich's Fimfarum"--a nonsense phrase--as de rigeur programming for toonfests, mature kiddie confabs and appropriate ancillary.
Cast iron can't handle the water pressure and alkaloid detergents of the average dishwasher cycle, so hand washing is de rigeur. But the pay-off comes in time, when the oils and fats used in cooking polymerize to form a natural non-stick barrier.
A business resumption plan should be de rigeur for most organizations--and a crisis communication plan should be an integral part of it.
The brave new world of corporate collaboration makes a blog absolutely de rigeur if some industry commentators are to be believed.
RAISED eyebrows seem almost de rigeur in Leinster House recently.
Finally, we will assess the role of sponsorship at both Institute and chapter level, and otherwise act to ensure that the enhanced transparency and accountability that has been become de rigeur in our companies permeates the entire organization.
Whisky-and-golf package tours became de rigeur for high-flying businessfolk in the 80s, and the Scotch were not slow to realize the potential of this wealthy market.
Not too long ago 12-foot sections had been de rigeur for eye care.
currency alone is the de rigeur gift for any self-respecting Cambodian wedding guest.
Far from being exceptional, it seems, Jewishness is becoming de rigeur for Democratic presidential aspirants.
The de rigeur champagne reception followed the sold-out screening where Arvi could be found in the corner counselling younger filmmakers and dispensing advice.
But in her office, business casual is de rigeur. A short black leather jacket paired with a pair of black pants and a turtleneck, the attorney says, make a stylish professional statement.
Leading clothes washer manufacturers support the new regulations, as they see in the mandates a chance to standardize international operations (front-loaders are de rigeur under EU regs) and increase profits and market share by squeezing out smaller manufacturers who won't be able to stay in business under the new rules.
Maher cited growing staffs as part of the reason that a corporate campus is now de rigeur.
John Rosselli International on the Upper East Side continues to be a de rigeur stop on any designer's hunt for the perfect something.