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shoelace

noun [C]  /ˈʃuˌleɪs/ us  
a thin cord of cloth or leather used to fasten shoes: Your shoelace is untied.
Translations of “shoelace”
in Korean 신발끈…
in Arabic رِباط الحِذاء…
in Portuguese cordão de sapato, cadarço…
in Catalan cordó…
in Japanese 靴ひも…
in Italian stringa, laccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞋帶…
in Russian шнурок…
in Turkish ayakkabı bağcığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞋带…
in Polish sznurowadło…
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