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A small clasp for holding the hair in place.

[French, diminutive of barre, bar, from Old French; see bar1.]


(Clothing & Fashion) a clasp or pin for holding women's hair in place
[C20: from French: a little bar, from barre bar1]



a clasp for holding a woman's or girl's hair in place.
[1900–05; < French; see bar1, -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barrette - a pin for holding women's hair in placebarrette - a pin for holding women's hair in place
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things


[bəˈret] N (US) → pasador m (para el pelo)


n (US) → (Haar)spange f
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Terminally ill patients in Quebec who seek medical aid in dying must be provided with the service even if some doctors are against it, Quebec's health minister said Wednesday Gaetan Barrette called out uncooperative doctors and directors of institutions in the province's health care network Wednesday after a palliative care unit in Montreal announced it wouldn't offer the service.
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The next highest paid, Raymond Barrette, chair and CEO of White Mountains Insurance Group, got the biggest pay hike.
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com)-- An innovative new product designed to effectively address a simple but common hair care problem, the Pony Tail and Barrette Holder, has been developed by Angela Brown of Baltimore, Maryland.
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We take great pride in making Aunt Jemima's frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast just like moms make breakfast across America," says Lisa Barrette, senior director of marketing for Parsippany, N.
The good road and rail infrastructure is extremely significant so that Macedonian companies can gain access to regional and international markets, as providing efficient transport services is important for better competitiveness of the country, says Sue Barrette, Director for Transport at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), whose main goal is making sure Macedonia and the countries of the entire Western Balkans focus on building transport corridors connecting them to Europe and international markets.
Roughly a month later, White Mountains Chairman and CEO Ray Barrette told investors that discussions with Allstate continued and finally reached a tipping point.