debutante Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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debutantenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdeb.juː.tɒnt/  us   /-tɑːnt/ (also deb)
a ​richyoung woman who, ​especially in the past in ​Britain, went to a ​number of ​socialevents as a way of being ​introduced to other ​youngpeople of high ​socialrank: a debutantes' ​ball
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