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man·i·cure

 (măn′ĭ-kyo͝or′)
n.
A cosmetic treatment of the fingernails, including shaping and polishing.
tr.v. man·i·cured, man·i·cur·ing, man·i·cures
1. To trim, clean, and polish (the fingernails).
2. To clip or trim evenly and closely: manicure a hedge.

[French : Latin manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + Latin cūra, care; see cure.]

manicure

(ˈmænɪˌkjʊə)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) care of the hands and fingernails, involving shaping the nails, removing cuticles, etc
2. (Professions) another word for manicurist
3. (Clothing & Fashion) another word for manicurist
vb
4. (Clothing & Fashion) to care for (the hands and fingernails) in this way
5. (tr) to trim neatly
[C19: from French, from Latin manus hand + cūra care]

man•i•cure

(ˈmæn ɪˌkyʊər)

n., v. -cured, -cur•ing. n.
1. a cosmetic treatment of the hands or fingernails.
2. a manicurist.
v.t.
3. to apply manicure treatment to (the hands or fingernails).
4. to trim or cut meticulously: to manicure a lawn.
[1875–80; < French, manicurist < Latin man(us) hand + French (pédi)cure pedicure]
man′i•cur`ist, n.

manicure


Past participle: manicured
Gerund: manicuring

Imperative
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Present
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he/she/it manicures
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am manicuring
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you are manicuring
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Present Perfect
I have manicured
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Past Continuous
I was manicuring
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Past Perfect
I had manicured
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Future
I will manicure
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Future Perfect
I will have manicured
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Future Continuous
I will be manicuring
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been manicuring
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been manicuring
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been manicuring
you had been manicuring
he/she/it had been manicuring
we had been manicuring
you had been manicuring
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Conditional
I would manicure
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manicure - professional care for the hands and fingernailsmanicure - professional care for the hands and fingernails
beauty treatment - enhancement of someone's personal beauty
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
Verb1.manicure - trim carefully and neatly; "manicure fingernails"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
2.manicure - care for (one's hand) by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.manicure - care for (one's hand) by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
neaten, groom - care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"
Translations
تَدْرِيـمُ الْأَظَافِرمانيكير: تَزيين وَعِنايَه بالأظافِرمانيكير: مُزَيِّنَة الأظافِريُدَّرِمُ الْأَظَافِر
manikúramanikýrovatdělat manikúru
manicuremanicurere
hoitaa käsiä ja kynsiäkäsi- ja kynsihoito
manikiranjemanikirati
manikűrmanikűröz
handsnyrtingsnyrta hendur og neglur
マニキュアマニキュアを塗る
매니큐어매니큐어를 하다
daryti manikiūrąmanikiūrasmanikiūrininkas
manikīrstaisīt manikīru
manikúramanikúrovať
manikyrmanikyrera
การทำเล็บทำเล็บ
cắt sửa móng taysự cắt sửa móng tay

manicure

[ˈmænɪkjʊəʳ]
A. Nmanicura f
B. VT [+ person] → hacer la manicura a; [+ nails] → limpiar, arreglar
C. CPD manicure case, manicure set Nestuche m de manicura

manicure

[ˈmænɪkjʊər]
nmanucure f
to have a manicure → se faire faire une manucure
vt [+ person] → faire les mains à

manicure

nManiküre f; to have a manicuresich (dat)(die Hände) maniküren lassen; to give somebody a manicurejdm die Hände maniküren, jdn maniküren
vtmaniküren

manicure

[ˈmænɪˌkjʊəʳ]
1. nmanicure f inv
2. vt to manicure one's hands (or one's nails)fare manicure
well-manicured hands → mani ben curate

manicure

(ˈmӕnikjuə) verb
to care for (the hands and nails). She manicures her nails every night.
noun
a treatment for the hands and nails. I'm going for a manicure.
ˈmanicurist noun

manicure

تَدْرِيـمُ الْأَظَافِر, يُدَّرِمُ الْأَظَافِر manikúra, manikýrovat manicure, manicurere Maniküre, maniküren κάνω μανικιούρ, μανικιούρ hacer la manicura, manicura hoitaa käsiä ja kynsiä, käsi- ja kynsihoito manucure, manucurer manikiranje, manikirati fare la manicure, manicure マニキュア, マニキュアを塗る 매니큐어, 매니큐어를 하다 manicure, manicuren manikyr, stelle hendene manicure, zrobić manicure cuidar das unhas, manicura, manicure делать маникюр, маникюр manikyr, manikyrera การทำเล็บ, ทำเล็บ manikür, manikür yapmak cắt sửa móng tay, sự cắt sửa móng tay 修剪, 修指甲

manicure

n manicura
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