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54 Types of Straight Brunette Hairstyles for Women (Photos)

Check out these many different types of straight brunette hairstyles for women. You'll love this collection if you have brunette hair and are looking for straight hair ideas.

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Did you know that out of all the hair types that you possibly know of, brunette or brown is the thickest? That’s’ right, and comparing the average number of hair on their head, brunettes are believed to have around 100,000 strands of hair while redheads have about 80,000.

Brown is also apparently the most common hair color found all over the world, with the exception of Finland and Sweden where just 20 percent of the entire population is believed to have brunette hair.

The Story behind Brunet and Brunette

Interestingly, even hair colors have gender specific diminutives where Brunet and Brunette stems from the French ‘brun’ which literally means brown, as a way of saying “brown haired”.

Brun was also originally used as a means to refer to dark complexion since brunettes naturally have dark-colored hair. While brunette now include both men and women, the male form “brunet” is rarely used in today’s time.

The phenomenon behind gender-specific words for hair color and masculine and feminine variations simply occur due to the same double standards that are associated between hair color, female sexuality, and personality characteristics, particularly in the case of blondes.

On a more amusing note though, it is said that a lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair that was dark brown in color was sold for or $11,905 in 2007. Crazy, isn’t it?

Straight Brunette Hairstyles for Women

If you have gorgeous straight and brunette hair, and are looking for ways to style them, below is our gallery featuring a variety of stunning hairstyle ideas for you to take inspiration from.

This is a classic example of a straight brunette hairstyle with healthy locks of hair flowing down on both sides and a poof in the front. This kind of style gives the hair great volume and structure.

This is a classic example of a straight brunette hairstyle with healthy locks of hair flowing down on both sides and a poof in the front. This kind of style gives the hair great volume and structure.

This is an absolutely gorgeous hairstyle with a side parting and more than half of the hair thrown over to the left side. If you have thick and voluminous hair, this style is perfect for you.

This is an absolutely gorgeous hairstyle with a side parting and more than half of the hair thrown over to the left side. If you have thick and voluminous hair, this style is perfect for you.

If you have a knack for experimenting with your hair, try this hairstyle. It is a very unique style with middle parted bangs and thick sections of long, gorgeous hair on both sides of the face.

If you have a knack for experimenting with your hair, try this hairstyle. It is a very unique style with middle parted bangs and thick sections of long, gorgeous hair on both sides of the face.

For all those people who prefer to do something very basic and low-key with their hair, this style is going to suit them the best. It is a very simple straight hairstyle with a middle parting and half the face covered with hair on both sides of the face.

For all those people who prefer to do something very basic and low-key with their hair, this style is going to suit them the best. It is a very simple straight hairstyle with a middle parting and half the face covered with hair on both sides of the face.

This is a beautiful hairstyle with a side parting that has been extended more than usual from the left side, in a way that the hair covers more than half the face from the other side.

This is a beautiful hairstyle with a side parting that has been extended more than usual from the left side, in a way that the hair covers more than half the face from the other side.

If you don’t like super-straight hair, try this hairstyle which is also very straight but it has been cut into subtle layers that give the hair a wavy look from the top. It also has a neat side parting, giving the face a much angled look.

If you don’t like super-straight hair, try this hairstyle which is also very straight but it has been cut into subtle layers that give the hair a wavy look from the top. It also has a neat side parting, giving the face a much-angled look.

This is another classic hairstyle with super straight and sleek hair that has been gathered together on both sides. It also has very neatly cut straight fringes in the front, making it look really cute and funky.

This is another classic hairstyle with super straight and sleek hair that has been gathered together on both sides. It also has very neatly cut straight fringes in the front, making it look really cute and funky.

Another hairstyle with fringes, however, this one has very thick straight fringes that end right above the eyebrows, continuing into long, straight hair that gracefully fall over both shoulders.

Another hairstyle with fringes, however, this one has very thick straight fringes that end right above the eyebrows, continuing into long, straight hair that gracefully fall over both shoulders.

This is a super voluminous straight hairstyle with a side parting that appears to cover half the face from one side and have been let loose from the other side.

This is a super voluminous straight hairstyle with a side parting that appears to cover half the face from one side and have been let loose from the other side.

 

This is a mix of straight and wavy with half a middle parting and super straight hair till mid length, followed by slightly curled-wavy hair, giving it a gorgeous finish. This hairstyle is perfect for parties and evening dinners.

This is a mix of straight and wavy with half a middle parting and super straight hair till mid length, followed by slightly curled-wavy hair, giving it a gorgeous finish. This hairstyle is perfect for parties and evening dinners.

This is a truly dazzling and dramatic-looking hairstyle with a simple middle parting, but with one exception. The hair seems to have been styled in a way that it doesn’t stick flat to the face but is super bouncy, voluminous and appear to flow in an outward direction.

This is a truly dazzling and dramatic-looking hairstyle with a simple middle parting, but with one exception. The hair seems to have been styled in a way that it doesn’t stick flat to the face but is super bouncy, voluminous and appear to flow in an outward direction.

This hairstyle has certain edginess to it and is also quite unique. It has a side parting and half the hair has been pulled together from one side while on the other half; the remaining hair has been thrown towards the back.

This hairstyle has a certain edginess to it and is also quite unique. It has a side parting and half the hair has been pulled together from one side while on the other half; the remaining hair has been thrown towards the back.

This has to be one of the most distinctive looking hairstyles out there in which all the hair has been pulled to one side with a side parting. Towards the end, the hair seems to have been parted in small sections, giving it a very clean, crisp texture.

This has to be one of the most distinctive-looking hairstyles out there in which all the hair has been pulled to one side with a side parting. Towards the end, the hair seems to have been parted in small sections, giving it a very clean, crisp texture.

This is a classic, funky brunette angled bob with thick fringe-bangs in the front. The hair is super voluminous from the back and appears to be a little poofed up, giving the hair a very modern, trendy touch.

This is a classic, funky brunette angled bob with thick fringe-bangs in the front. The hair is super voluminous from the back and appears to be a little poofed up, giving the hair a very modern, trendy touch.

If you love short hair that is not too short but is still super stylish, this is the hairstyle for you. It is a shoulder length hairstyle with classic side bangs in the front and the hair has been styled in a way that it moves inwards, towards the face than outwards and away.

If you love short hair that is not too short but is still super stylish, this is the hairstyle for you. It is a shoulder-length hairstyle with classic side bangs in the front and the hair has been styled in a way that it moves inwards, towards the face than outwards and away.

If bold and daring is your style, you ought to get this hairstyle. Trendy and classy best describe this style which looks like a Mohawk, except that all the top hair has been brought towards the front of the face in a V-shape. The hair also seems to have been cut in layers, giving it slight volume and texture.

If bold and daring is your style, you ought to get this hairstyle. Trendy and classy best describe this style which looks like a Mohawk, except that all the top hair has been brought towards the front of the face in a V-shape.  The hair also seems to have been cut in layers, giving it a slight volume and texture.

This is another gorgeous brunette bob with a side parting and equal length from both sides. The hair has been back-combed from the top that make it look slightly thick and voluminous.

This is another gorgeous brunette bob with a side parting and equal length from both sides. The hair has been back-combed from the top that makes it look slightly thick and voluminous.

With sleek, straight and equal length bangs in the front and all the remaining hair been thrown towards the back, this hairstyle is just stunning and is perfect for anyone with a fairly small face.

With sleek, straight and equal length bangs in the front and all the remaining hair been thrown towards the back, this hairstyle is just stunning and is perfect for anyone with a fairly small face.

This is the famous and beautiful Mila Kunis rocking her side swept straight hairstyle with super sleek and straight hair, giving it some edge and texture.

This is the famous and beautiful Mila Kunis rocking her side-swept straight hairstyle with super sleek and straight hair, giving it some edge and texture.

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If you love celebrity hair goals, you will simple love this simple and low-key straight hairstyle by Natalie Portman. The hair has simply been thrown backwards with a sleek side parting. Perhaps, if you wish to show off those pretty dangling earrings, this hairstyle is certainly meant for you!

If you love celebrity hair goals, you will simply love this simple and low-key straight hairstyle by Natalie Portman. The hair has simply been thrown backward with a sleek side parting. Perhaps, if you wish to show off those pretty dangling earrings, this hairstyle is certainly meant for you!

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Alexandra Daddario at ”Burying The Ex’ photocall during the 71st Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2014, in Venice.

Alexandra Daddario at ”Burying The Ex’ photocall during the 71st Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2014, in Venice.

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Kristen Stewart, Twilight’s super star has definitely given bold and loud hair goals to all the girls and women out there. She flawlessly dons this uber-chic and stylish hairstyle that is basically a bob but all the hair has been gelled towards the back. This is an excellent choice for chiseled and sharp face features.

Kristen Stewart, Twilight’s superstar has definitely given bold and loud hair goals to all the girls and women out there. She flawlessly dons this uber-chic and stylish hairstyle that is basically a bob but all the hair has been gelled towards the back. This is an excellent choice for chiseled and sharp facial features.

While you may have loved Sandra Bullock in her excellent movie “The Proposal”, you will love her even more for this gorgeous straight brunette hairstyle of hers. It is nothing but a clean and classy long bob with a very sharp middle parting. The hair appears to have been styled slightly inwards, towards the face. Beautiful and modern are two words that best describe this hairstyle.

While you may have loved Sandra Bullock in her excellent movie “The Proposal”, you will love her even more for this gorgeous straight brunette hairstyle of hers. It is nothing but a clean and classy long bob with a very sharp middle parting. The hair appears to have been styled slightly inwards, towards the face. Beautiful and modern are two words that best describe this hairstyle.

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Scarlett Johansson wore a simple floral dress with her straight medium-length bob hairstyle with highlights at the premiere of LISA PICARD IS FAMOUS on August 15, 2001, in New York City.

Scarlett Johansson wore a simple floral dress with her straight medium-length bob hairstyle with highlights at the premiere of LISA PICARD IS FAMOUS on August 15, 2001, in New York City.

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Halle Berry kept it casual and simple with a blouse and jeans outfit at the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards in UCLA Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA on April 02, 2005. She paired this with a long and straight highlighted hairstyle with side-swept bangs.

Halle Berry kept it casual and simple with a blouse and jeans outfit at the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards in UCLA Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA on April 02, 2005. She paired this with a long and straight highlighted hairstyle with side-swept bangs.

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On October 2, 2009, Beyonce Knowles wore a blue ruffled dress along with a sleek straight side-parted hairstyle at Billboard’s Women in Music Brunch, The Pierre Hotel, New York, NY.

On October 2, 2009, Beyonce Knowles wore a blue ruffled dress along with a sleek straight side-parted hairstyle at Billboard’s Women in Music Brunch, The Pierre Hotel, New York, NY.

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Angelina Jolie wore a big brown tan jacket with her long and loose silky straight hair with highlights at the Los Angeles Premiere of “Beowulf” held at the Westwood Village Theater in Westwood, California, the United States on November 5, 2007.

Angelina Jolie wore a big brown tan jacket with her long and loose silky straight hair with highlights at the Los Angeles Premiere of “Beowulf” held at the Westwood Village Theater in Westwood, California, the United States on November 5, 2007.

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On September 7, 2016, actress Natalie Portman attended the photocall for ‘Jackie’ during the 73rd Venice Film Festival. She was quite lovely in her floral blouse that she paired with a loose and highlighted shoulder-length hairstyle with highlights.

On September 7, 2016, actress Natalie Portman attended the photocall for ‘Jackie’ during the 73rd Venice Film Festival. She was quite lovely in her floral blouse that she paired with a loose and highlighted shoulder-length hairstyle with highlights.

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A young Vanessa Anne Hudgens attended the “Thunderbirds” Premiere held at the Universal Studios Cinemas in Universal City, California on July 24, 2004. She was lovely in her blue outfit to pair with her medium-length straight hair incorporated with a flower on the side.

A young Vanessa Anne Hudgens attended the “Thunderbirds” Premiere held at the Universal Studios Cinemas in Universal City, California on July 24, 2004. She was lovely in her blue outfit to pair with her medium-length straight hair incorporated with a flower on the side.

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On July 31, 2016, Actress Jessica Alba wore a simple yet charming black dress with her medium-length and straight brown hairstyle that is loose and highlighted at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

On July 31, 2016, Actress Jessica Alba wore a simple yet charming black dress with her medium-length and straight brown hairstyle that is loose and highlighted at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

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Michelle Rodriguez opted for a casual look with a tank top and loose hairstyle at the induction ceremony for James Cameron into the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 18, 2009.

Michelle Rodriguez opted for a casual look with a tank top and loose hairstyle at the induction ceremony for James Cameron into the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 18, 2009.

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Mel B highlighted her slender physique in a black dress with a cleavage-showing front cutout and had her long straight dark hair down to complete her eye-catching look at the America's Got Talent Judges Photocall on March 3, 2016.

Mel B highlighted her slender physique in a black dress with a cleavage-showing front cutout and had her long straight dark hair down to complete her eye-catching look at the America’s Got Talent Judges Photocall on March 3, 2016.

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Rachel Weisz opted for a loose hairstyle that's paired with a tube dress at the Los Angeles Premiere of

Rachel Weisz opted for a loose hairstyle that’s paired with a tube dress at the Los Angeles Premiere of “The Lovely Bones” on December 7, 2009.

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Pop singer Ariana Grande put her signature ponytail to the next level as she attends the 2016 American Music Awards held on November 20, 2016. She wore an ultra-long ponytail with tiny braids on top and sides that added tons of texture to her look.

Pop singer Ariana Grande put her signature ponytail to the next level as she attends the 2016 American Music Awards held on November 20, 2016. She wore an ultra-long ponytail with tiny braids on top and sides that added tons of texture to her look.

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Penelope Cruz opted for a simple look showcasing her loose, thick tresses paired with hoop earrings and a cardigan at the Toronto International Film Festival held on September 8, 2006.

Penelope Cruz opted for a simple look showcasing her loose, thick tresses paired with hoop earrings and a cardigan at the Toronto International Film Festival held on September 8, 2006.

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Keira Knightley attended the

Keira Knightley attended the “Colette” Special Screening at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on September 14, 2018, in Beverly Hills, CA. She wore a white dress with her loose straight shoulder-length hairstyle.

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Victoria Justice was at the Kode Magazine Spring 2015 Cover Party at The Standard on March 12, 2015, in West Hollywood, CA. She was stunning in her black dress and medium-length straight brunette hairstyle with subtle layers and highlights.

Victoria Justice was at the Kode Magazine Spring 2015 Cover Party at The Standard on March 12, 2015, in West Hollywood, CA. She was stunning in her black dress and medium-length straight brunette hairstyle with subtle layers and highlights.

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Sarah Hyland was at the

Sarah Hyland was at the “Vampire Academy” Los Angeles Premiere at Regal 14 Theaters on February 4, 2014, in Los Angeles, CA. She wore a sexy strapless dress with her highlighted raven straight and loose hairstyle with side-swept bangs.

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Rose Byrne attended the MoMA launch of the partnership between Volkswagen and the Museum of Modern Art on May 23, 2011, in New York City. She wore a fashionable dress with her long and straight dark brunette hairstyle with long eye-skimmer bangs.

Rose Byrne attended the MoMA launch of the partnership between Volkswagen and the Museum of Modern Art on May 23, 2011, in New York City. She wore a fashionable dress with her long and straight dark brunette hairstyle with long eye-skimmer bangs.

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Milla Jovovich was at the 66th Cannes Film Festival for the

Milla Jovovich was at the 66th Cannes Film Festival for the “All is Lost” Premiere in Cannes, France on May 22, 2013. She wore a stunning bejeweled black dress with her loose and tousled shoulder-length bob hairstyle.

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Shailene Woodley attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 24, 2019, in Beverly Hills, CA. She was seen wearing a stunning sheer dress with her long and straight brunette hairstyle with long side-swept bangs.

Shailene Woodley attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 24, 2019, in Beverly Hills, CA. She was seen wearing a stunning sheer dress with her long and straight brunette hairstyle with long side-swept bangs.

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Aubrey Plaza was at the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards on the Beach on February 23, 2019, in Santa Monica, CA. She was lovely in a black dress that she paired with her long and layered brunette hairstyle that has a slight tousle.

Aubrey Plaza was at the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards on the Beach on February 23, 2019, in Santa Monica, CA. She was lovely in a black dress that she paired with her long and layered brunette hairstyle that has a slight tousle.

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Jennifer Hudson attended the 2013 American Music Awards Arrivals at Nokia Theater on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. She was charming in an orange dress that she paired with her side-parted and highlighted pixie hairstyle.

Jennifer Hudson attended the 2013 American Music Awards Arrivals at Nokia Theater on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. She was charming in an orange dress that she paired with her side-parted and highlighted pixie hairstyle.

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On August 8, 2010, Emma Roberts was at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal Studios, Hollywood. She wore a strapless dress that she topped with a raven slicked back straight hairstyle.

On August 8, 2010, Emma Roberts was at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal Studios, Hollywood. She wore a strapless dress that she topped with a raven slicked back straight hairstyle.

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Jennifer Connelly was at The Poiret King of Fashion Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Annual Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on May 07, 2007. She was lovely in a light beige dress to pair with her medium-length dark hairstyle that is loose, tousled and layered.

Jennifer Connelly was at The Poiret King of Fashion Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Annual Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on May 07, 2007. She was lovely in a light beige dress to pair with her medium-length dark hairstyle that is loose, tousled and layered.

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The actress completed her evening look with a simple yet upscale slicked back high ponytail at the 2014 American Music Awards on November 23, 2014.

The actress completed her evening look with a simple yet upscale slicked back high ponytail at the 2014 American Music Awards on November 23, 2014.

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She paired her fuchsia frock with a simple straight 'do, swept to the side at the Pink Party 2014 on October 18, 2014.

She paired her fuchsia frock with a simple straight ‘do, swept to the side at the Pink Party 2014 on October 18, 2014.

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This “New Girl” star has certainly been giving ‘new’ hair goals to all girls and women, especially with this super adorable and regal-looking bob that seems to have come right out of the Victorian era. The hair has been curled inwards and has a subtle side parting with long bangs covering half the forehead.

This “New Girl” star has certainly been giving ‘new’ hair goals to all girls and women, especially with this super adorable and regal-looking bob that seems to have come right out of the Victorian era. The hair has been curled inwards and has a subtle side parting with long bangs covering half the forehead.

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The gorgeous Anne Hathaway isn’t just beautiful but also super fashionable. She is totally rocking this super short bob that is almost chin-length and has a soft parting in the middle. From one side a lock of hair in the front has been given a slightly look to give the hair more volume and texture.

The gorgeous Anne Hathaway isn’t just beautiful but also super fashionable. She is totally rocking this super short bob that is almost chin-length and has a soft parting in the middle. From one side a lock of hair in the front has been given a slightly look to give the hair more volume and texture.

Jessica Biel looks like an absolute diva with her super stylish straight, brunette hairstyle. This hairstyle has long individual locks of hair that aren’t too straight or sleek but sport a messier look. The addition of angled bangs in the front gives it a super chic touch that looks very trendy and modish. Have you picked out your favorite yet?

Jessica Biel looks like an absolute diva with her super-stylish straight, brunette hairstyle. This hairstyle has long individual locks of hair that aren’t too straight or sleek but sport a messier look. The addition of angled bangs in the front gives it a super chic touch that looks very trendy and modish.

Emily Blunt has certainly always been a fan-favorite, but more so because of her stunning hair styles. This is her super chic and classy long bob with a parting in the middle and the hair has been swept slightly away from the face on both sides. The addition of subtle lowlights to her brunette hair simply elevates the look, making it even prettier.

Emily Blunt has certainly always been a fan-favorite, but more so because of her stunning hairstyles. This is her super chic and classy long bob with a parting in the middle and the hair has been swept slightly away from the face on both sides. The addition of subtle lowlights to her brunette hair simply elevates the look, making it even prettier.


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We hope you found some inspiration for your straight, brunette style, whether you’re looking to style your hair or are planning on a cut.

Works with many styles and types

It goes without saying that this style is very common given brunette is one of the most popular hair colors.  As you can see in the above gallery there are many different options including:

Layers:  straight with layers is always a great look, but more so for certain face shapes such as a square or round face shape.

Bob:  bobs are medium-length straight cuts and are very much in style.  Go for layers or no layers.

Bangs:  With straight hair, you can opt for many types of bangs options.

Thick or fine hair: Whether you have thick or fine hair, this combination can work, although different styles may be better than others depending on the exact thickness or degree of fine your hair is.

Does straight hair work for older women with brunette hair?

Yes, but usually it’s on the shorter side such as a bob, especially a layered bob.  Older women tend to incorporate plenty of layering in their hair to add body and volume.

Just the beginning point

Chances are if you have straight brunette hair, you’ll definitely want to incorporate additional styling to it because it’s not exactly very precise.  Our gallery is broad and includes many ideas and that’s the point… to give you plenty of examples.






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