Beauty and the Beast

a traditional story about a young girl who manages to save a monster from a magic spell by her love. He turns into a handsome prince and they get married. The phrase beauty and the beast is sometimes used to describe partners when one of them is much more attractive than the other.

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  • Beauty and the Beast — an old story about a beautiful young girl called Beauty, who is forced to live with a frightening creature called the Beast. The Beast loves her and she gradually begins to care about him too. He continually asks her to marry him, and when she… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Beauty and the Beast — Die Schöne und das Biest (frz.: La belle et la bête, engl.: (The) Beauty and the Beast) ist der deutsche Titel des französischen Volksmärchens „La belle et la bête“. Weitere Bedeutungen: Die Schöne und das Biest 1954 Die Schöne und das Biest,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • BEAUTY AND THE BEAST —    the hero and heroine of a famous fairy tale. Beauty falls in love with a being like a monster, who has, however, the heart of a man, and she marries him, upon which he is instantly transformed into a prince of handsome presence and noble mien …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Beauty and the Beast — …   Википедия

  • Beauty and the Beast — fairy tale about a beautiful girl who falls in love with a monster …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Beauty and the Beast — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beauty and the Beast (1991 film) — Beauty and the Beast Theatrical poster by John Alvin[1] Directed by Gary Trousdale Kirk Wise …   Wikipedia

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