brooch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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broochnoun [C]

(US also broach) uk   /brəʊtʃ/  us   /broʊtʃ/ (US also pin)
a ​smallpiece of ​jewellery with a pin at the back that is ​fastened to a woman's ​clothes: She ​wore a ​smallsilver brooch.
(Definition of brooch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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broochnoun [C]

 us   /broʊtʃ, brutʃ/
a ​smallpiece of ​jewelry with a ​pin at the back that is ​fastened to a woman’s ​clothing
(Definition of brooch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brooch”
in Korean 브로치…
in Arabic بروش (قِطْعة مُجَوْهَرات تُعَلَّق بِدَبّوس عَلَى المَلابِس)…
in Malaysian kerongsang…
in French broche…
in Russian брошь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胸針…
in Italian spilla…
in Turkish broş, yaka iğnesi…
in Polish broszka…
in Spanish broche, alfiler (de pecho), prendedor…
in Vietnamese ghim hoa (gài cổ áo)…
in Portuguese broche…
in Thai เข็มกลัด…
in German die Brosche…
in Catalan fermall…
in Japanese ブローチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胸针…
in Indonesian bros…
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