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hat

noun [C] uk   /hæt/ us  
A1 a covering for the head that is not part of a piece of clothing: a straw hat a woolly hat a wide-brimmed hatThings worn to cover the head, face or neck used to refer to one of the various jobs or responsibilities that someone has: For this movie, she is wearing the hats of director and actress. This is me with my manager's hat on talking.Duty, obligation and responsibility
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