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suffix     -ette pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    used with some nouns to make nouns describing something small

    a kitchenette (=a small kitchen)

  2. 2
    used with some nouns to make nouns referring to women

    usherette (=a woman whose job is to take people to their seats in a theatre)

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  3. 3
    used with some nouns to make nouns meaning a substance that looks like something else

    leatherette (=a substance that looks like leather)

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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