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skirt

noun [C]  /ˈskɜrt/ us  

skirt noun [C] (CLOTHING)

a piece of women’s clothing that hangs from the waist and does not have material between the legs, or the part of a dress below the waist: She looked good in a skirt and blouse.

skirt

verb [T]  /ˈskɜrt/ us  

skirt verb [T] (GO AROUND)

to go around or move along the edge of something: We were skirting the highways and taking the back roads.
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