sleeping beauty

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Sleep′ing Beau′ty


n.
the heroine of a fairy tale who is awakened from a charmed sleep by the kiss of a prince.
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Noun1.Sleeping Beauty - fairy story: princess under an evil spell who could be awakened only by a prince's kissSleeping Beauty - fairy story: princess under an evil spell who could be awakened only by a prince's kiss
2.sleeping beauty - a person who is sleeping soundly
sleeper, slumberer - a rester who is sleeping
3.sleeping beauty - a potential takeover target that has not yet been put in play
takeover target, target company - a company that has been chosen as attractive for takeover by a potential acquirer
Translations
Prinsessa Ruusunen
Csipkerózsika
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In a city known as La Belle Au Bois Dormant - France's Sleeping Beauty - the red army certainly did a good job of waking it up.
Plusieurs autres contes anciens ont ete depoussieres, d'[beaucoup moins que] Alice au Pays des Merveilles [beaucoup plus grand que] a [beaucoup moins que] Cendrillon [beaucoup plus grand que] en passant par [beaucoup moins que] Malefique [beaucoup plus grand que], qui reprend le theme de [beaucoup moins que] La Belle au Bois Dormant [beaucoup plus grand que] avec Angelina Jolie a l'affiche.
Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty's Pavane) 1.