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fastenverb

uk   /ˈfɑː.sən/  us   /ˈfæs.ən/
B1 [I or T] to (​cause something to) ​becomefirmlyfixed together, or in ​position, or ​closed: Make ​sureyourseatbelt is ​securely fastened. This ​shirt fastens at the back.
fasten sth on, together, etc.
B2 to ​fix one thing to another: I fastened the ​sticker to the ​windscreen.

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fastenverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈfæs·ən/
to make or ​becomefirmlyattached or ​closed: [I] This ​skirt fastens at the back. [T] Fasten ​your seatbelt.
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