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fastener

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɑːs.ən.ər/ us    /ˈfæs.ən.ɚ/
a button, zip, or other device for temporarily joining together the parts of things such as clothes
US ( UK fastening) a device on a window, door, box, etc. for keeping it closed
Translations of “fastener”
in Korean 잠금 장치…
in Arabic قِفل…
in Portuguese fecho, colchete…
in Catalan tanca…
in Japanese ファスナー…
in Italian fermaglio, chiusura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鈕扣, 拉鍊, 扣件…
in Russian застежка…
in Turkish çıt çıt, bağ, toka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纽扣, 拉链, 扣件…
in Polish zapięcie…
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