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English definition of “sleeve”

sleeve

noun [C] uk   /sliːv/ us  

sleeve noun [C] (CLOTHING PART)

B1 (also arm) the part of a piece of clothing that covers some or all of the arm: short/long sleeves The sleeves are too long for me. You'd better roll your sleeves up or you'll get them dirty.

sleeve noun [C] (COVER)

UK (US jacket) a cover to protect something: Can you put the record back in its sleeve, please? a tube-shaped covering to protect a part of a machine
(Definition of sleeve from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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