Definition of “barrette” - English Dictionary

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“barrette” in British English

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barrettenoun [ C ]

uk /bəˈret/ us /bəˈret/ US UK hair slide

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  • She'd been growing out her hair for a couple months and it was long enough to clip a couple of barrettes to. 

(Definition of “barrette” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“barrette” in American English

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barrettenoun [ C ]

us /bəˈret, bɑ-/

a fastener, often decorative, that women and girls use to hold their hair in place

(Definition of “barrette” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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