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go-see
 n.— «Once a girl is signed with a big agency (in New York, where the biggest are located, this would include IMG, Elite, Next, Women and DNA), she is sent on what is called “go-sees”—castings for photographers, editorials and runway shows.» —“How To Be A Supermodel” by Kiri Blakeley Forbes Oct. 2, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • This is not new. Plenty of “go-sees” occur on “America’s Top Model”, “Australia’s Top Model” and the Janice Dickinson show that chronicles the launch and tribulations of her own modelling agency.

  • A term doesn’t have to be new to be recorded on this site, as I explain plainly on the “about” page. It simply needs to appear to need more investigation. I see now that it is already in the Oxford English Dictionary, dated to 1965, though none of the more conventional day-to-day dictionaries seem to have it.

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