Meaning of “breast” in the English Dictionary

"breast" in British English

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breastnoun

uk /brest/ us /brest/

breast noun (WOMAN)

B1 [ C ] either of the two soft, rounded parts of a woman's chest that produce milk after she has a baby:

When a woman becomes pregnant her breasts tend to grow larger.
breast cancer
Do you think she's had breast implants?

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breast noun (BIRD/ANIMAL)

[ C ] the front part of a bird's body:

A robin is easy to identify because of its red breast.

[ U or C ] the meat from the front part of the body of a bird or other animal:

I had a cold chicken breast and a salad for lunch.
breast of turkey
pigeon breasts

breast noun (CHEST)

[ C ] literary a person's chest:

The dagger entered his breast.

[ C ] literary the centre of a person's feelings:

A feeling of love surged in his breast.

(Definition of “breast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"breast" in American English

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breastnoun

us /brest/

breast noun (OF A WOMAN)

[ C ] either of the two soft, rounded parts of a woman’s chest that can produce milk after she has a baby

breast noun (OF A BIRD)

[ C/U ] the front part of a bird’s body:

[ U ] Would you prefer breast of chicken?

(Definition of “breast” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)