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English definition of “debutante”

debutante

noun [C]     /ˈdeb.juː.tɒnt/ US  /-tɑːnt/ (also deb)
a rich young woman who, especially in the past in Britain , went to a number of social events as a way of being introduced to other young people of high social rank : a debutantes' ball Wealthy people
(Definition of debutante noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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