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pyjamas

noun [plural] uk UK ( US pajamas)   /pɪˈdʒɑː.məz/ us  
B2 mainly UK soft, loose clothing that is worn in bed and consists of trousers and a type of shirt: I need a new pair of pyjamas.
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in Korean 파자마…
in Arabic بيجاما…
in French pyjama…
in Turkish pijama…
in Italian pigiama…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡衣褲, (某些亞洲國家人所穿的)束腰寬鬆褲…
in Russian пижама…
in Polish piżama…
in Spanish pijama…
in Portuguese pijama…
in German der Schlafanzug…
in Catalan pijama…
in Japanese パジャマ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡衣裤, (某些亚洲国家人所穿的)束腰宽松裤…
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