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apron

noun [C] uk   /ˈeɪ.prən/ us  

apron noun [C] (CLOTHING)

a piece of clothing that you wear over the front of other clothes to keep the clothes clean while you are doing something dirty, such as cooking or cleaning

apron noun [C] (AIRPORT)

the part of an airport in which aircraft are turned around or goods are put onto them

apron noun [C] (THEATRE)

(also apron stage) part of a stage in a theatre that is in front of the curtain
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