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beauty

  
  ( beauties    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Beauty is the state or quality of being beautiful.  
...an area of outstanding natural beauty..., Everyone admired her elegance and her beauty.     
2       n-count   A beauty is a beautiful woman.     (JOURNALISM)  
She is known as a great beauty.     
3       n-count   You can say that something is a beauty when you think it is very good.  
INFORMAL   The pass was a real beauty, but the shot was poor.     
4       n-count   The beauties of something are its attractive qualities or features.  
LITERARY   usu pl, with supp  
He was beginning to enjoy the beauties of nature.     
5       adj   Beauty is used to describe people, products, and activities that are concerned with making women look beautiful.  
ADJ n  
Additional beauty treatments can be booked in advance.     
6       n-count   If you say that a particular feature is thebeautyof something, you mean that this feature is what makes the thing so good.  
usu the N of n   (=advantage)  
There would be no effect on animals<endash>that's the beauty of such water-based materials.     


beauty contest        ( beauty contests    plural  ) A beauty contest is a competition in which young women are judged to decide which one is the most beautiful.      n-count  
beauty pageant        ( beauty pageants    plural  ) A beauty pageant is the same as a beauty contest.  
  (AM)      n-count  
beauty parlour        ( beauty parlours    plural  )
in AM, use beauty parlor      A beauty parlour is a place where women can go to have beauty treatments, for example to have their hair, nails or make-up done.      n-count   (=beauty salon)  
beauty queen        ( beauty queens    plural  ) A beauty queen is a woman who has won a beauty contest.      n-count  
beauty salon        ( beauty salons    plural  ) A beauty salon is the same as a beauty parlour.      n-count  
beauty shop        ( beauty shops    plural  ) A beauty shop is the same as a beauty parlour.  
  (AM)      n-count  
beauty spot        ( beauty spots    plural  )
1       n-count   A beauty spot is a place in the country that is popular because of its beautiful scenery.  
The Valley of Vinales is a lush and fertile valley and one of Cuba's finest beauty spots.     
2       n-count   A beauty spot is a small, dark spot on the skin which is supposed to add to a woman's beauty.  
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