cherchez la femme

French quotation from Dumas père

cher·​chez la femme sher-shā-lä-fäm How to pronounce cherchez la femme (audio)
: look for the woman : the cause of the situation must be a woman

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“Cherchez la femme.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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