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pair

noun [C]  us   /peər/ (plural pairs or pair)
two things of the same appearance and size that are intended to be used together, or something that consists of two parts joined together: a pair of gloves/shoes a pair of pants/scissors Each package contains three pairs of socks.

pair

verb [I/T]  us   /peər/
to make or become one of a pair: [T] Famous paintings have been paired with poems by Sandburg, Angelou, and others.
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