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haute couturenoun [U]

uk   /ˌəʊt.kuˈtjʊər/  us   /ˌoʊt.kuːˈtʊr/
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"haute couture" in Business English

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haute couturenoun [U]

uk   us  
COMMERCE, MARKETING expensive high ​quality clothes of ​originaldesign, especially for women, or the ​business of ​designing and making these clothes: Haute couture ​clothing is ​marked by ​superiorcraftsmanship and is usually made by ​hand, by a ​team of ​artisans - each with his or her own ​specialty - specially for the ​client.
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Translations of “haute couture”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精品时装(业), 高档时装(业)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精品時裝(業), 高級時裝(業)…
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