apron Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"apron" in British English

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apronnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈeɪ.prən/

apron noun [C] (CLOTHING)

a ​piece of ​clothing that you ​wear over the ​front of other ​clothes to ​keep the ​clothesclean while you are doing something ​dirty, such as ​cooking or ​cleaning

apron noun [C] (AIRPORT)

the ​part of an ​airport in which ​aircraft are ​turned around or ​goods are put onto them

apron noun [C] (THEATRE)

(also apron stage) part of a ​stage in a ​theatre that is in ​front of the ​curtain
(Definition of apron from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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apronnoun [C]

 us   /ˈeɪ·prən/
a ​piece of ​clothingworn over the ​front of other ​clothes to ​keep them ​clean when doing a ​dirty or ​messyjob, esp. ​cooking
(Definition of apron from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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