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clasp

verb [T]  us   /klæsp/
to hold someone or something firmly in your hands or arms: He clasped the vase, afraid he would drop it.

clasp

noun [C]  us   /klæsp/
a firm hold on something with your arms or hands: She had a firm clasp on her daughter’s hand. A clasp is a small metal device used to fasten a belt, a bag, or a piece of jewelry.
Translations of “clasp”
in Arabic يَحْضُن…
in Korean 꽉 쥐다…
in Malaysian kancing…
in French fermoir…
in Turkish kavramak, sıkıca tutmak, yakalamak…
in Italian stringere, serrare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抱緊, 握緊, 抓緊…
in Russian обнимать, сжимать…
in Polish ściskać…
in Vietnamese cái móc…
in Spanish cierre, broche…
in Portuguese apertar, agarrar, segurar…
in Thai ตัวเกี่ยวให้แน่น…
in German der Haken…
in Catalan estrènyer, agafar…
in Japanese ~を抱きしめる…
in Indonesian kaitan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抱紧, 握紧, 抓紧…
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