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governessnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡʌv·ər·nəs/
(esp. in the past) a woman who ​lives with a ​family and ​educates the ​children at ​home
(Definition of governess from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “governess”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)家庭女教师…
in Turkish evde eğitim veren öğretmen, dadı, özel hoca…
in Russian гувернантка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)家庭女教師…
in Polish guwernantka…
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