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glamour

noun [U] ( also US glamor)
 
 
/ˈɡlæmər/
the quality of being attractive, exciting and special: the glamour of HollywoodAttracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attractionExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasmBeauty and attractiveness
Translations of “glamour”
in Korean 화려함…
in Arabic فِتْنة, سِحْر…
in French charme, séduction…
in Turkish çekicilik, cazibe, büyüleyicilik…
in Italian fascino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吸引力, 魅力, 誘惑力…
in Russian роскошь, шик…
in Polish czar, blask…
in Spanish glamour, encanto, atractivo…
in Portuguese glamour…
in German der Zauber, der Glanz…
in Catalan glamur…
in Japanese 魅力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吸引力, 魅力, 诱惑力…
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