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cleavage

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈkliː.vɪdʒ/

cleavage noun [C or U] (BODY AREA)

the narrow space between a woman's breasts, that is seen when she wears a piece of clothing that does not cover the top of them: Clare was wearing a low-cut dress that showed off her cleavage.

cleavage noun [C or U] (DISAGREEMENT)

formal (a) division or disagreement: There is a marked cleavage between the parties about the government's defence policy.
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