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button

noun [C]  /ˈbʌt·ən/ us  

button noun [C] (CLOTHING FASTENER)

a small, usually circular object that is sewn on a shirt, coat, or other piece of clothing, and is used to fasten it A button is also a small, usually circular sign that you can pin on your clothes: When you pay the admission fee at the museum, they give you a button to wear to show you’ve paid.

button noun [C] (OBJECT YOU PRESS)

a small object that you press to operate a device or a machine: The button on the left starts the tape recorder and the one on the right stops it.

button

verb [T] /ˈbʌt·ən/

button verb [T] (FASTEN)

to fasten something, usually a piece of clothing, using buttons: He buttoned his shirt.
Translations of “button”
in Korean 단추, 버튼…
in Arabic زُرّ…
in French bouton…
in Turkish düğme, bir şeyi açıp kapama düğmesi, tuş…
in Italian bottone, pulsante, interruttore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服上, 鈕扣,扣子…
in Russian пуговица, кнопка…
in Polish guzik, przycisk…
in Spanish botón…
in Portuguese botão…
in German der Knopf…
in Catalan botó…
in Japanese (洋服の)ボタン, (機材の)ボタン, スイッチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服上, 纽扣,扣子…
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