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UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "young lady":
singular young lady plural young ladies
1) an expression that older people sometimes use for referring to or speaking to a girl or young woman

And this young lady is my niece, Erika.

Where do you think you are you going, young lady?

2) old-fashioned a girlfriend

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