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debutante

noun [C] uk   /ˈdeb.juː.tɒnt/ us    /-tɑːnt/ ( also deb)
a rich young woman who, especially in the past in Britain, went to a number of social events as a way of being introduced to other young people of high social rank: a debutantes' ball
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