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headmistress

noun [C]   mainly UK
 
uk
/ˌhedˈmɪs.trəs/
How to pronounce headmistress noun in British English
 
us
/ˈhedˌmɪs-/
How to pronounce headmistress noun in American English
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(Pronunciation of headmistress noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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