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lanyard

noun [C]     /ˈlænjɑːd/ US   /ˈlænjərd/
WORKPLACE a long thick string or piece of material that is worn around the neck and used to carry small objects : Printed lanyards are a cheap promotional tool for advertising your company logo . Staff were issued with an ID card holder and a lanyard to carry it on.
(Definition of lanyard noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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