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sweaternoun [C]

uk   /ˈswet.ər/  us   /ˈswet̬.ɚ/
A2 (UK also jumper) a piece of clothing, typically with long sleeves and made from wool, that is worn on the upper part of the body and does not open at the front: Put a sweater on if you're cold. a V-necked sweater US a piece of clothing , typically with long sleeves and made from wool, that is worn on the upper part of the body and opens at the front with buttons, etc. like a jacket
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in Korean 스웨터…
in Arabic بُلوفَر…
in Portuguese suéter…
in Catalan jersei…
in Japanese セーター…
in Italian maglione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 針織套衫,毛線衫…
in Russian свитер…
in Turkish örgü kazak, süveter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 针织套衫,毛线衫…
in Polish sweter…
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