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diva

noun [C] uk   /ˈdiː.və/ us  
a very successful and famous female singer: an Italian opera diva a pop diva usually disapproving a woman who behaves as if she is very special or important: She has a reputation for being a diva.
Translations of “diva”
in Chinese (Traditional) 著名女歌唱家…
in Russian примадонна, дива…
in Turkish başarılı ve ünlü bayan sanatçı/şarkıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 著名女歌唱家…
in Polish diwa…
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