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English definition of “girl”

girl

noun uk   /ɡɜːl/ us    /ɡɝːl/
A1 [C] a female child or young woman, especially one still at school: Two girls showed us round the classrooms.Children and babies A1 [C] a daughter: We have two girls. My little girl is five.Children and babies [C usually plural] a woman worker, especially when seen as one of a group: shop/office girlsEmployees and colleagues the girls B1 [plural] a group of female friends: I'm going out with the girls tonight. The girls at work gave it to me.Men and womenKinds of menKinds of womenFriends, acquaintances and contemporaries
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