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stylenoun

 us   /stɑɪl/

style noun (WAY)

[C/U] a way of doing something, esp. one that is typical of a person, group of people, place, or time: [C] Puente fused Latin with other musical styles. [C] The book is written in the style of an 18th-century novel. [U] His portraits were awkward in style. [C/U] Style is also a special quality that makes a person or thing seem different and attractive: [U] I like this team – the players have style.

style noun (DESIGN)

[C] a particular form or design: They had hundreds of styles of light fixtures in stock. [C] Style also means fashion: [C] I keep up with the latest styles. [U] The classic black dress is always in style. art [C] Style also refers to particular features of art that are found in a group of artists who lived and worked at the same time.

styleverb [T]

 us   /stɑɪl/

style verb [T] (DESIGN)

to arrange or design hair, clothes, a room, etc., esp. so that it looks attractive: Most women style their hair.
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