Barbie doll

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Barbie doll

(ˈbɑːbɪ) or

Barbie

n
1. trademark a teenage doll with numerous sets of clothes and accessories
2. slang usually derogatory a superficially attractive but insipid young woman
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Barbie doll

® [ˈbɑːbɪdɒl] Nmuñeca f Barbie ®
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