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English definition of “see-through”


adjective     /ˈsiː.θruː/
describes a piece of clothing that is very thin and light, under which you can see other clothes or the body: a see-through blouseTransparentThe style, appearance, and make-up of clothes transparent: see-through partitionsTransparent
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