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"hairdresser" in British English

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hairdressernoun [C]

uk   /ˈheəˌdres.ər/  us   /ˈherˌdres.ɚ/
B1 a ​person who ​cuts people's ​hair and puts it into a ​style, usually ​working in a ​specialshop, called a hairdresser's: I'm going to ​change my hairdresser. I've got a four o'clock ​appointment at the hairdresser's.

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hairdressing
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
a hairdressing ​salon
(Definition of hairdresser from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hairdressernoun [C]

 us   /ˈheərˌdres·ər/
a ​person whose ​job is ​cuttinghair, esp. women's ​hair
(Definition of hairdresser from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hairdresser”
in Arabic مُصَفِّف شَعْر…
in Korean 미용사…
in Portuguese cabeleireiro, -a…
in Catalan perruquer, -a…
in Japanese 美容師, 理容師…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理发师,美发师…
in Turkish kuaför, berber…
in Russian парикмахер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理髮師,美髮師…
in Italian parrucchiere…
in Polish fryzjer/ka…
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