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English definition of “cap”

cap

noun [C] (HAT)    /kæp/
A2 a soft flat hat that has a curved part sticking out at the front, often worn as part of a uniformThings worn to cover the head, face or neck a thin hat that stops your hair getting wet when swimming or taking a shower: a shower/swimming capThings worn to cover the head, face or neck UK a hat given to someone who plays for their national team in a particular sport, or a player who receives this: Davis has 17 Scottish caps (= has played for Scotland 17 times). The team contains five international caps.Competitors and participants in sports and games
(Definition of cap noun (HAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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