à outrance

adverb
à ou·​trance | \ ˌä-ˌü-ˈträⁿs How to pronounce à outrance (audio) \

Definition of à outrance

: to the limit : unsparingly

First Known Use of à outrance

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for à outrance

French

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“à outrance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A0%20outrance. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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