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vanitynoun

uk   /ˈvæn.ə.ti/ us   /ˈvæn.ə.t̬i/
  • vanity noun (FURNITURE)

[C] US UK dressing table a piece of bedroom furniture like a table with a mirror and drawers
[C] US UK vanity unit a small cupboard that stands on the floor in a bathroom and has a washbasin (= a fixed bowl-shaped container for water) in the top
(Definition of vanity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vanitynoun [U]

us   /ˈvæn·ɪ·t̬i/
the personal characteristic of being too proud of and interested in yourself, esp. in your appearance or achievements
(Definition of vanity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vanity”
in Arabic غُرور…
in Korean 허영심…
in Portuguese vaidade…
in Catalan vanitat…
in Japanese うぬぼれ, 虚栄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自负, 虚荣…
in Turkish kendini beğenmişlik, kibir, gurur…
in Russian тщеславие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自負, 虛榮…
in Italian vanità…
in Polish próżność…
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