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English definition of “lapel”

lapel

noun [C]     /ləˈpel/
a strip of cloth that is part of the front of a jacket or coat. It is joined to the collar and folded back onto the chest: A flower was pinned to/in her lapel.Parts of clothes
(Definition of lapel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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