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undershirt

noun [C] uk   /ˈʌn.də.ʃɜːt/ us    /-dɚ.ʃɝːt/ US ( UK vest)
a type of underwear, often with no sleeves, that covers the upper part of the body, worn for extra warmth: a cotton/wool undershirt She always wore a long-sleeved thermal undershirt in the winter.
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