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What is the plural form of 'faux pas'? — Dipankar, India
The plural form of faux pas is also faux pas. However, it is pronounced differently.
The singular form is pronounced /ˈfoʊˌpɑː/ and the plural form is pronounced /ˈfoʊˌpɑːz/.
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