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pi zaˈleɪpis aller

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  1. pis aller, last resortnoun

    an expedient adopted only in desperation

    "`pis aller' is French for `worst going'"


  1. pis allernoun

    A last resort.

  2. Etymology: From pis aller, from pis + aller.


  1. pis aller

    "Pis aller" is a French term that literally translates to "worst go." However, in both French and English usage, it generally refers to a last resort or final solution, especially one that is undesirable or least preferred. It involves the idea of being forced to use or accept something due to the lack of any better options.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pis aller in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pis aller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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