Pronunciation: (ōt" kOO-toor'; Fr. ōt kOO-tyr'), [key]
1. high fashion; the most fashionable and influential dressmaking and designing.
2. the fashions so created.
3. the leading dressmaking establishments in the world of fashion, considered collectively.
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