Definition of 'beauty'
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The department store said it was sitting pretty thanks to bumper sales of beauty products. The Sun (2017)This region is poor but stuffed with historical sites and stunning natural beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The trick is to look towards winter beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The final result is a thing of beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But there has always been an implicit understanding that it has to be done in a way that preserves the beauty of this area. Times, Sunday Times (2017)After the microbeads scandal, plastic isn't something beauty brands are keen to discuss. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To enjoy the beauty of inefficient prayer takes time. Christianity Today (2000)Try great swimwear and the right beauty products. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The problem is that we have forgotten what real beauty looks like. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was also flabbergasted at the beauty of our countryside. The Sun (2014)It had been dumped in the middle of a beauty spot. The Sun (2011)There was a power cut at the beauty salon. The Sun (2007)She had her beauty and her elegance and her humour to protect her. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)Their passing and movement is a real thing of beauty. The Sun (2015)Evenings like this are usually something of a beauty contest. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The blinding nature of beauty invites caution. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The hotel also has a spa with health and beauty treatments and an indoor pool. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Out of doors day and night enjoying amazing natural beauty exposed our hearts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One problem is certification and defining what a fair trade beauty product is. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The ideas for the beauty looks on the catwalk are powerful. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He acknowledges the beauties of the countryside in which the turbines would be imposed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why is it not a national priority to rid national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty of pylons? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a beauty pageant in which contestants strut their stuff in skimpy outfits but wear masks to hide their face. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More money will be made available to put electricity lines underground or to screen pylons using trees in areas of outstanding beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The rights may be restricted in conservation areas, national parks and areas of outstanding beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And yet what it lacks in this department, it more than fails to make up for in natural beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'beauty'
British English: beauty /ˈbjuːtɪ/ NOUN
Beauty is the state or quality of being beautiful.
...an area of outstanding natural beauty.
- American English: beauty
- Arabic: جَمال
- Brazilian Portuguese: beleza
- Chinese: 美景
- Croatian: ljepota
- Czech: krása
- Danish: skønhed
- Dutch: schoonheid
- European Spanish: belleza
- Finnish: kauneus
- French: beauté
- German: Schönheit
- Greek: ομορφιά
- Italian: bellezza
- Japanese: 美しさ
- Korean: 미인
- Norwegian: skjønnhet
- Polish: piękność
- European Portuguese: beleza
- Romanian: frumusețe
- Russian: красота
- Spanish: belleza
- Swedish: skönhet
- Thai: ความงาม
- Turkish: güzellik
- Ukrainian: краса
- Vietnamese: vẻ đẹp
Definition of beauty from the Collins English Dictionary
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