vive la différence

French phrase
vive la dif·​fé·​rence | \ vēv-lä-dē-fā-räⁿs How to pronounce vive la différence (audio) , vē-və- \

Definition of vive la différence

: long live the difference (as between the sexes)

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“Vive la différence.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vive%20la%20diff%C3%A9rence. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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