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English definition of “glasses”

glasses

plural noun    /ˈɡlæs·əz/ (also eyeglasses)
two small pieces of specially made glass or transparent plastic worn in front of the eyes to improve sight and held in place with a frame that reaches back over the ears : a pair of glasses
(Definition of glasses plural noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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