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cardigannoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɑː.dɪ.ɡən/  us   /ˈkɑːr.dɪ.ɡən/ (UK informal cardy, also cardie)
B2 a piece of clothing, usually made from wool, that covers the upper part of the body and the arms, fastening at the front with buttons, and usually worn over other clothes

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cardigannoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑrd·ɪ·ɡən/
a sweater (= piece of clothing that covers the upper part of the body and the arms) that fastens at the front with buttons and is usually worn over other clothes
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