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bauble

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɔː.bl̩/  us   /ˈbɑː-/
a piece of bright but cheap jewellery UK a ball-shaped Christmas decoration for hanging on a tree
Translations of “bauble”
in Chinese (Traditional) 美觀的廉價首飾, 聖誕樹裝飾球…
in Chinese (Simplified) 花哨价廉的首饰, 圣诞树装饰球…
(Definition of bauble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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