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life jacket

noun [C]  us   /ˈlɑɪf ˌdʒæk·ɪt/ (also life vest,  /ˈlɑɪf ˌvest/ )
a piece of equipment that looks like a jacket without sleeves and that is filled with air or light material designed to help someone float if the person falls into the water
Translations of “life jacket”
in Korean 구명재킷…
in Arabic سُترة النجاة…
in Portuguese colete salva-vidas…
in Catalan armilla salvavides…
in Japanese 救命胴衣…
in Italian giubbotto di salvataggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 救生衣,救生背心…
in Russian спасательный жилет…
in Turkish can yeleği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 救生衣,救生背心…
in Polish kamizelka ratunkowa…
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