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English definition of “patch”

patch

noun [C] (PIECE OF MATERIAL)    /pætʃ/
C2 a small piece of material fixed over something to cover it: I'll have to sew a patch onto these jeans - they're ripped at the knee .Words meaning small pieces and amounts a small piece of material that can be stuck to the skin , from which particular substances can be absorbed into the body : Some people wear nicotine patches to help them give up smoking .Medical dressings, supports and devices an eyepatchMedical dressings, supports and devices
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