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com·ing-out

(kŭm′ĭng-out′) also coming out
n.
1. A social debut.
2. A revelation or acknowledgment that one is a gay man, a lesbian, or a bisexual.

com′ing-out′



n.
1. debut (def. 2).
2. an acknowledgment of one's homosexuality, either to oneself or publicly.
[1805–15]
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coming-out

noun
The instance or occasion of being presented for the first time to society:
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coming-out

[ˈkʌmɪŋˈaʊt] Npresentación f en sociedad

coming-out

ngesellschaftliches Debüt, (offizielle) Einführung in die Gesellschaft; (of homosexual, lesbian)Coming-out nt; coming-out partyDebütantinnenparty f
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