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governess
American English: /ˈɡəvərnəs/
British English: /ˈɡʌv(ə)nəs/

Translation of governess in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Only a poor minister, he knew his daughters would likely have to work as teachers or governesses, and their education would be indispensable.
    • Sometimes a governess would be employed to supervise the correspondence lessons and teach additional lessons.
    • Born in London, taught by governesses, she combined her early love of drawing with a keen interest in natural history, copying flowers and drawing small animals kept as pets or found on summer holidays in Scotland and the Lakes.

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