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Sleeping Beauty

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishSleeping BeautyˌSleeping ˈBeauty  the main character in a fairy tale called Sleeping Beauty, who is a princess who lives in a castle. An evil fairy makes the princess and everyone else in the castle fall asleep forever. A thick forest grows around the castle and hides it until, after a hundred years, a prince finds Sleeping Beauty and kisses her, and then she and everyone else in the castle wakes up. Someone who seems to be sleeping peacefully is sometimes described as ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Just look at Sleeping Beauty there!From Longman Business Dictionarysleeping beautyˌsleeping ˈbeauty noun [countable]FINANCE a company, especially one with attractive features such as a large amount of cash, that other companies would like to buy, but that has not yet received any offers
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