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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hair & beauty
manicureman‧i‧cure /ˈmænəkjʊə $ -kjʊr/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DCBa treatment for the hands that includes cutting and polishing the nailspedicuremanicure verb [transitive]
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manicureThen they are gon na give us each a facial and a manicure.Peg opens a drawer and gets out a nail file from a manicure set.A manicure is a skilled service in which you nails are cut and filed to the desired shape.This was fun; with any luck she could say goodbye to facials, mud-packs and manicures.Our bootleggers have manicures and our farmers have mortgages.She smiled and extended both arms to examine her manicure in detail.For men, manicure has often been associated with slightly dubious characters.If you take good care of your nails, a monthly manicure would be sufficient.
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