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barrette

a clasp used to hold one’s hair in place
Not to be confused with:
barret – a small cap worn in the Middle Ages by soldiers and ecclesiastics
beret – a soft cap with a close-fitting headband and a wide, round top

bar·rette

 (bə-rĕt′)
n.
A small clasp for holding the hair in place.

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

barrette

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

bar•rette

(bəˈrɛt)

n.
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
Translations

barrette

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

barrette

n (US) → (Haar)spange f
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Aside from barrettes and headbands, this accessory looks like it will be here to stay until the end of the year.
Dubai Creek Tower's pile cap is an approximately 20m thick multi-layered, tiered reinforced concrete top that covers and transfers the load to the foundation barrettes. In its statement, Emaar said that more than 450 skilled professionals from across the world are working on-site.
The pile cap is an approximately 20-metre multi-layered, tiered reinforced concrete top that covers and transfers the load to the foundation barrettes.
Dubai Creek Tower's pile cap is an approximately 20-m thick multi-layered, tiered reinforced concrete top that covers and transfers the load to the foundation barrettes.
Dubai Creek Tower's pile cap is an approximately 20m thick multi-layered, tiered reinforced concrete top that covers and transfers the load to the foundation barrettes. With this milestone, 50,000 cubic meters of concrete has been poured, weighing about 120,000 tonnes or the weight of the CN Tower in Canada.
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The cap covers and transfers loads to the foundation barrettes.
Anker further said that putting in too many things at once will not only make one look like a fashion victim, it will also damage their hair if the pins and barrettes were too tight and therefore, he would suggest one should opt for elastic hair bands.
Le chef de poste de la garde maritime de Sidi Mechreg qui releve de la zone maritime Zarzouna-Bizerte, Hichem Ghouibi a declare que des suspects a bord de l'embarcation ont ete interpelles par une patrouille maritime qui a saisi quatre barrettes de cannabis d'environ 30 kg.
Two very common examples are pony tail bands and barrettes, which are extensively used by girls and women alike.
Ditch your bobby-pins and reach for statement-making barrettes to clip your hair back with.