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haute couture

noun [U] uk   /ˌəʊt.kuˈtjʊər/ us    /ˌoʊt.kuːˈtʊr/
(the business of making) expensive clothes of original design and high qualityFashionModern and fashionableModern and fashionableClothing - general words
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