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button

noun [C] uk   /ˈbʌt.ən/ us    /ˈbʌt̬-/

button noun [C] (ON CLOTHING)

B1 a small, usually circular object used to fasten something, for example a shirt or coat: I did up/undid (= fastened/unfastened) the buttons on my blouse.
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button noun [C] (ON MACHINE)

B1 a small, sometimes circular object that you press to operate a device or a machine, or an area on a computer screen that looks and acts like one of these: He inserted the disk and pressed the "play" button.

button

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈbʌt.ən/ us    /ˈbʌt̬-/
to fasten something, usually a piece of clothing, using buttons: Button (up) your coat, it's cold outside.
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Translations of “button”
in Korean 단추, 버튼…
in Arabic زُرّ…
in French bouton…
in Turkish düğme, bir şeyi açıp kapama düğmesi, tuş…
in Italian bottone, pulsante, interruttore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服上, 鈕扣,扣子…
in Russian пуговица, кнопка…
in Polish guzik, przycisk…
in Spanish botón…
in Portuguese botão…
in German der Knopf…
in Catalan botó…
in Japanese (洋服の)ボタン, (機材の)ボタン, スイッチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服上, 纽扣,扣子…
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