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patch

noun [C]  us   /pætʃ/

patch noun [C] (AREA)

a small part of a surface that is different in some way from the area around it: Watch for patches of ice on the road. We have a small vegetable patch (= area for growing vegetables).

patch noun [C] (PIECE OF MATERIAL)

a piece of material put over a damaged area or hole to repair, strengthen, or cover it: His old jeans are covered with patches.
patch
verb [T]  us   /pætʃ/
to patch a tire
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