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strap

noun [C]  us   /stræp/
a narrow piece of strong material, esp. leather, used for holding or fastening something: Her bag hung from its shoulder strap. I lost my watch when the strap broke.

strap

verb [T always + adv/prep]  us   /stræp/ (-pp-)
to hold or fasten something with a strap: I strapped on my helmet and rode off. We had to strap the mattress to the top of our car.
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