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Meaning of “maiden” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of maiden from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"maiden" in American English

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maidennoun [C]

 us   /ˈmeɪ·dən/ (also maid,  /meɪd/ ) old use
  • maiden noun [C] (WOMAN)

literature a ​girl or ​young woman: In the ​story, the ​princewoos the ​fair maiden.

maidenadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈmeɪ·dən/
(esp. of a ​trip by a ​ship or ​vehicle) first: a maiden ​voyage/​flight
(Definition of maiden from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"maiden" in Business English

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maidenadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈmeɪdən/
TRANSPORT, FINANCE being the first of its ​type: maiden flight/voyage The ​airlinelaunched its Washington to Paris ​service with a maiden ​flight for journalists and ​investors.maiden bond/dividend The ​phoneoperator is expected to ​pay a maiden ​dividend to ​shareholders next spring.
(Definition of maiden from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maiden”
in Spanish doncella…
in Vietnamese cô gái chưa chồng…
in Malaysian belum berkahwin…
in Thai สาวโสด…
in French jeune fille…
in German unverheiratete Frau…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女子, 女孩,少女,年轻女子…
in Turkish evlenmemiş genç bayan…
in Russian девушка…
in Indonesian gadis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女子, 女孩,少女,年輕女子…
in Polish panna…
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