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hat

noun [C] uk   us   /hæt/
A1 a covering for the head that is not part of a piece of clothing: a straw hat a woolly hat a wide-brimmed hat 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.
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in Arabic قُبَّعة…
in Korean 모자…
in Malaysian topi…
in French chapeau…
in Turkish şapka…
in Italian cappello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帽子, 職位, 職責…
in Russian шляпа…
in Polish czapka, kapelusz…
in Vietnamese mũ…
in Spanish sombrero…
in Portuguese chapéu…
in Thai หมวก…
in German der Hut…
in Catalan barret…
in Japanese (ふちの付いた)帽子…
in Indonesian topi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帽子, 职位, 职责…
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