lady-in-waiting Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lady-in-waitingnoun [C]

uk   /ˌleɪ.di.ɪnˈweɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/ (plural ladies-in-waiting)
a woman whose ​job is to ​help a ​queen or other woman of high ​socialposition
(Definition of lady-in-waiting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lady-in-waiting”
in Chinese (Simplified) (女王或贵妇人的)宫廷女侍臣,宫女,女侍从…
in Chinese (Traditional) (女王或貴婦人的)宮廷女侍臣,宮女,女侍從…
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