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English definition of “pad”

pad

noun [C] (MATERIAL)    /pæd/
a piece of soft, thick cloth or rubber, used to protect a part of the body, give shape to something, or clean something: a knee/shoulder pad Footballers often wear shin pads to protect their legs. In the 1980s, shoulder pads were very fashionable in women's clothes. She wiped her eye make-up off with a cotton wool pad.Parts of clothes
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