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girl

noun uk   /ɡɜːl/ us    /ɡɝːl/
A1 [C] a female child or young woman, especially one still at school: Two girls showed us round the classrooms. A1 [C] a daughter: We have two girls. My little girl is five. [C usually plural] a woman worker, especially when seen as one of a group: shop/office girls the girls B1 [plural] a group of female friends: I'm going out with the girls tonight. The girls at work gave it to me.
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