Meaning of “daughter” in the English Dictionary

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"daughter" in British English

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daughternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɔː.tər/ us /ˈdɑː.t̬ɚ/

A1 your female child:

Liz and Phil have a daughter and three sons.
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  • They felt a glow of pride as they watched their daughter collect the award.
  • My daughter is just starting to learn how to do joined-up writing at school.
  • She shed a few tears at her daughter's wedding.
  • She has two daughters by her first marriage.
  • A photograph of her daughter was prominently displayed on her desk.

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

"daughter" in American English

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daughternoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɔ·t̬ər/

a female child in relation to her parents:

We have a son and a daughter.

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