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English definition of “girl”

girl

noun     /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
(Definition of girl noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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