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Meaning of “countess” - Learner’s Dictionary

countess

noun [C]     /ˈkaʊntɪs/
a woman who has a high social rank in some European countries, especially the wife of an earl or count (= man of high social rank): the Countess of WessexRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
Translations of “countess”
in Korean 여자 백작, 백작 부인…
in Arabic كونتيسة…
in Portuguese condessa…
in Catalan comtessa…
in Japanese 伯爵(はくしゃく)夫人…
in Italian contessa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女伯爵, 伯爵夫人…
in Russian графиня…
in Turkish kontes…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女伯爵, 伯爵夫人…
in Polish hrabina…
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