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Meaning of manicure

man•i•cure

Pronunciation: (man'i-kyoor"), [key]
— n., v., -cured, -cur•ing.
—n.
  1. a cosmetic treatment of the hands and fingernails, including trimming and polishing of the nails and removing cuticles.
  2. a manicurist.
—v.t.
  1. to take care of (the hands and fingernails); apply manicure treatment to.
  2. to trim or cut meticulously: to manicure a lawn.
—v.i.
  1. to give a manicure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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