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noun beauty pronunciation in British English /ˈbjuːti/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the quality of being beautiful or very good to look at
    He was impressed by her beauty and charm.
    I admired the beauty of the landscape.
  2. 2
    [countable] a beautiful woman
    She was a great beauty in her time.
  3. 3
    [uncountable] a quality that something has that gives you pleasure
    the beauty of her poetry
  4. 4
    [countable] informal something that you think is very good or a good example of its type
    I love old cars, and that one’s a beauty.



a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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