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couturier

[koo-too r-ee-ey, -ee-er, -too r-yey; French koo-ty-ryey] /kuˈtʊər iˌeɪ, -i ər, -ˈtʊər yeɪ; French ku tüˈryeɪ/
noun, plural couturiers
[koo-too r-ee-eyz, -ee-erz, -too r-yeyz; French koo-ty-ryey] /kuˈtʊər iˌeɪz, -i ərz, -ˈtʊər yeɪz; French ku tüˈryeɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person who designs, makes, and sells fashionable clothes for women.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < French, Old French; see couture, -ier2
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couturier

/kuːˈtʊərɪˌeɪ; French kutyrje/
noun
1.
a person who designs, makes, and sells fashion clothes for women
Derived Forms
couturière (kuːˌtuːrɪˈɛə; French) (kutyrjɛr) noun:feminine
Word Origin
from French: dressmaker; see couture
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