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suffix -ette pronunciation in British English /et/
  1. 1
    used with some nouns to make nouns describing something small
    a kitchenette (=a small kitchen)
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  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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