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"chic" in British English

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chicadjective

uk   /ʃiːk/  us   /ʃiːk/
stylish and fashionable: I like your haircut - it's very chic. a chic restaurant
chic
noun [U] uk   us  
British politicians are not renowned for their chic.
(Definition of chic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chic" in American English

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chicadjective

 us   /ʃik/
stylish and fashionable: There’s an increasing demand for the more chic, higher-quality merchandise.
(Definition of chic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chic”
in Vietnamese thanh lịch…
in Spanish chic, elegante…
in Malaysian bergaya…
in Thai ทันสมัย…
in French chic…
in German schick…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時髦的, 優雅的, 雅緻的…
in Russian модный, изысканный…
in Turkish şık, çekici, modaya uygun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时髦的, 优雅的, 雅致的…
in Indonesian bergaya, anggun…
in Polish elegancki…
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