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lapelnoun [C]

us   /ləˈpel/
a strip of cloth that is attached to the collar and front opening of a jacket or similar piece of clothing and is folded back over it: wide lapels
(Definition of lapel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lapel”
in Korean 옷깃…
in Arabic ثَنية صَدر السُترة…
in Malaysian lapel…
in French revers…
in Russian лацкан…
in Chinese (Traditional) (西服上衣或外套的)翻領…
in Italian risvolto…
in Turkish klapa, yaka…
in Polish klapa…
in Spanish solapa…
in Vietnamese ve áo…
in Portuguese lapela…
in Thai ส่วนของเสื้อที่ต่อจากปกเสื้อ…
in German das Revers…
in Catalan solapa…
in Japanese えりの折り返し…
in Chinese (Simplified) (西服上衣或夹克的)翻领…
in Indonesian kelepak…
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