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lapel

noun [C] uk   us   /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.
Translations of “lapel”
in Arabic ثَنية صَدر السُترة…
in Korean 옷깃…
in Malaysian lapel…
in French revers…
in Turkish klapa, yaka…
in Italian risvolto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (西服上衣或外套的)翻領…
in Russian лацкан…
in Polish klapa…
in Vietnamese ve áo…
in Spanish solapa…
in Portuguese lapela…
in Thai ส่วนของเสื้อที่ต่อจากปกเสื้อ…
in German das Revers…
in Catalan solapa…
in Japanese えりの折り返し…
in Indonesian kelepak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (西服上衣或夹克的)翻领…
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