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English definition of “beautiful”

beautiful

adjective     /ˈbjuː.tɪ.fəl/ US  /-t̬ɪ-/
A1 very attractive: a beautiful woman breathtakingly beautiful scenery She was wearing a beautiful dress.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant A1 very pleasant: a beautiful piece of music beautiful weatherCausing pleasure mainly US very kind: You did a beautiful thing in helping those poor children.Kind and thoughtful beautifully     /-i/ adverb B1 She dresses beautifully. Their house is beautifully decorated.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
(Definition of beautiful adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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