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seat belt

noun [C] (also seatbelt,  /ˈsit ˌbelt/ )
a strap in a vehicle or aircraft that fastens around you, holding you in your seat to reduce the risk of injury in an accident
Translations of “seat belt”
in Korean 안전 벨트…
in Arabic حِزام الأمان…
in Portuguese cinto de segurança…
in Catalan cinturó de seguretat…
in Japanese シートベルト…
in Italian cintura di sicurezza…
in Chinese (Traditional) (坐椅)安全帶…
in Russian ремень безопасности…
in Turkish emniyet kemeri…
in Chinese (Simplified) (坐椅)安全带…
in Polish pas (bezpieczeństwa)…
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