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trouser

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈtraʊ.zər/  us   /ˈtraʊ.zɚ/ (US usually pants)
belonging or relating to trousers: "Just look at this scar," said Aaron proudly, rolling up his trouser leg.

trouser

verb [T] uk   /ˈtraʊ.zər/  us   /ˈtraʊ.zɚ/ informal
to get a large amount of money, especially in an unfair or illegal way: He trousered £80,000 of taxpayers' money.
Translations of “trouser”
in Chinese (Traditional) 屬於褲子的,與褲子有關的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 属于裤子的,与裤子有关的…
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