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bride

noun [C] uk   /braɪd/ us  
B1 a woman who is about to get married or has just got married: He returned from New York with his lovely new bride. The bride and groom posed for pictures outside the church. As the mother of the bride, I feel obliged to wear something really spectacular.
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in Korean 신부…
in Arabic عَروس…
in French (jeune/future) mariée…
in Turkish gelin…
in Italian sposa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 新娘, 即將(或剛)結婚的女子…
in Russian невеста…
in Polish panna młoda…
in Spanish novia…
in Portuguese noiva…
in German die Braut…
in Catalan núvia…
in Japanese 花嫁, 新婦…
in Chinese (Simplified) 新娘, 即将(或刚)结婚的女子…
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