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trousers

noun [plural] uk   /ˈtraʊ.zəz/ us    /-zɚz/ ( US Usually pants)
A1 a piece of clothing that covers the lower part of the body from the waist to the feet, consisting of two cylinder-shaped parts, one for each leg, that are joined at the top: I need a new pair of trousers to go with this jacket. Why aren't you wearing any trousers, David?
Translations of “trousers”
in Korean 바지…
in Arabic بِنْطال…
in French pantalon…
in Turkish pantolon…
in Italian pantaloni…
in Chinese (Traditional) 褲子…
in Russian брюки…
in Polish spodnie…
in Spanish pantalones…
in Portuguese calças…
in German die Hose…
in Catalan pantalons…
in Japanese ズボン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 裤子…
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